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Hard chrome plating

This is the direct electrodeposition of a thick layer of chromium on various metals (up to several millimeters). This process is used to increase wear resistance, corrosion resistance and hardness for technical purposes. Common electrolytes (sulfuric acid) are composed of chromic acid (250 g/l) and sulfuric acid (2.5 g/l), at a working temperature of 50 - 60° C and a current density of 40 - 70 A / dm². Electrolytes (mixed acid) contain a proportion of chromic acid between 0 and 450 g / l, as well as sulfuric acid (0.35 to 1.05 g / l) and hexafluorosilicic acid (0.3 to 3 g / l). Systems that are free of fluoride but additionally contain methanesulfonic acid correspond to the technical state of the art.

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