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Other treatment

ABAR®

Organic coatings stopping build-up of mist by modifying the surface tension of the substrate.

Charcteristics : 
  • Preservation of optical properties.
  • Abrasion resistance.
  • Good machinability.
 
Materials suitable for treatment :
  • Organic glass (polycarbonates).
  • Mineral glass.
 
Application examples :
HEADSET SHIELDS, HELMETS VISORS, SAFETY OPTICS, GOGGLES FOR SPORTS, DISPLAY SCREENS, DIALS, etc.
  
 
SILVER PLATING:

Silverplating is an electrolytic coatings suitable for mechanical applications and electrical uses.

Characteristics : 
  • Very good electrical conductivity.
  • Excellent friction properties.
  • Gloss or semi-gloss plating.
  • Weldable plating.
  • Ductile deposits.
  • Very suitable for slip and fitting and deformation.
 
Materials suitable for treatment : 
  • All types of conducting substrates.
    Stainless steel when improved resistance to seizing is required.

Application examples : 
CONNECTORS TO WELD - CRIMP CONNECTORS - FLEXIBLE CONNECTORS - COLLECTORS - CONTACT BLADES-SPHERICAL COCK - SOLDERING TERMINAL - CONNECTOR BAR - LONG LIKING BARS (LINE CONTINUOUS TREATMENT) - VALVE SEALS - SPHERICAL COCK - FLEXIBLE BRAID CONNECTORS
 
 
ZINC PLATING:
Electrolytic zinc coatings intended to improve the corrosion resistance of ferrous alloys.
 
Characteristics : 
  • Good resistance to corrosion.
  • Uniform plating.
  • Ductile plating.
  • Excellent base for self-lubricating coatings.
Remark :
Several types of finish are available :
  • passivation (coloured or plain).
  • chromating.
  • organic.
 
Applications :
SPRINGS, SPECIAL MOTOR FRAME, BOLTS AND SCREWS, SLIDERS, ELECTRIC EQUIPMENT BOARDS, SLICING SHAFTS, UNIONS, LOCK MECHANISMS, HYDRAULIC LOCKS, WASHERS, CABLE CLAMPS, BALL JOINTS, NUTS, etc.
 
NICALEC : Pechiney  Licence
Nickel coating plated on aluminium (and alloys) parts to provide optimal electrical conductibility.
 
Characteristics : 
  • Globular structure offering numerous contact areas between connected surfaces 
  • BB(contact resistance decreased).
  • Very ductile and low residual stress level.
  • Conductivity very stable when hot.
 
Materials suitable for treatment :
  • Pure aluminium.
  • AGS type aluminium alloys.
 
Application examples :
LOW CURRENT SIGNAL ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONS, COPPER-ALUMINIUM ELECTRICAL BONDS, POWER CURRENT TRANSMISSIONS IN ROLLING STOCK AND ELECTRICAL FLIGHT CONTROLLED AIRCRAFT, AUTOMOBILE CONNECTIONS, etc.
 
 
ELECTROLESS NICKEL :

Phosphorous-nickel alloy base coating obtained by autocatalytic reduction of a nickel salt. May be followed by heat treatment at a temperature between 150 and 650°C (300 and 1200° F) in function of the characteristics required.

 
Characteristics :
  • Plating thickness very uniform.
  • Excellent resistance to corrosion and wear.
  • Hardness obtained: from 550 to 1,000 Vickers depending on the final heat treatment.
 
Materials suitable for treatment :
  • All types of materials with a surface suitable for a catalytic reaction.
 
Application examples :
VALVES' COCK - DISTRIBUTORS' PISTONS - PLASTIC INJECTION MOULDS - JACK BODIES - ACCUMULATORS' BODIES - CLOSING PLATES FOR MANHOLES - MOULD BEARINGS FOR GLASS INDUSTRY - SYNCHRONISATORS - AXLES FOR WINDSCREEP WIPERS - JACK RODS - RODS FOR VALVES CONTROL - AXLES FORBREAK CONTROL
 
 
DELSUN®
Surface treatment for the prevention of wear and seizure of copper alloy parts.
This treatment is obtained by tin base electrolytic plating followed by diffusion heat treatment at 300°C (572° F).
 
Characteristics :
  • Improves surface hardness.
  • Improves adherence of lubricating films.
  • Decreases the friction coefficient when parts are lubricated.
  • Excellent resistance to abrasion.
Materials suitable for treatment :
Bronze, brass, copper-aluminium alloys, copper-nickel alloys.


Application examples :
TAP AND FITTING NUTS AND SCREWS, SHELL BEARINGS, WORM SCREW GEAR REDUCER WHEELS, SPHERICAL GATES, SUPPORT PLATES, PUMP BODIES, GEARBOX SYNCHRONISERS, GUIDE BUSHES, IDLE GEAR FORKS, VALVES, HINGING RINGS, MACHINE TOOL WEDGES, BEARING BLOCKS, LINKAGES, COUPLINGS, VALVE GUIDES, STAMPING DIES, CONTINUOUS CASTING MOULDS, etc.
 
 
FOREZ®
Copper-tin alloy electrolytic coating with the friction properties of a high tin content bronze.
 
Characteristics :
  • Improves friction properties of lubricated steels.
    Increases slip and fit properties.
    Increases oil film breaking load.
    Solution to fretting-corrosion problems.

Materials suitable for treatment : 
All steels (carbon steels, alloyed steels, stainless steels, etc.), cast irons and sintered BBirons.
Application examples :
HYDRAULIC CYLINDER PISTONS, JOURNALS, GEAR REDUCER WHEELS, SLIDERS, TURBINE VANE ATTACHMENT PINS, PUMP DRUMS, ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONS, HYDRAULIC COUPLINGS, etc.
 
 
DEPTON®

Zinc/tin alloy and metal deposits by mechanical means to protect ferrous alloy parts against corrosion.

Characteristics :
  • Deposited thickness very uniform.
  • No hydrogen embrittlement.
  • Ductile plating likely to become deformed after treatment.
  • Good corrosion resistance.
  •  
Remark : 
Deposit of passivating layers is possible.
 
Materials suitable for treatment :
All steels, especially steels with high elastic limit..
Application examples :
AUTOMOTIVE HARDWARE, SPRINGS, WASHERS, GRATING ATTACHMENTS, FORKS, LETTER BOX LOCKS, CRANKSHAFT PINS, GROMMETS, LOCKING COLLARS, SET SCREWS, MIRROR PIN LUGS, CIRCLIPS, MOUNTAIN CLIMBING ACCESSORIES, EMBEDDING NAILS, RETAINING CLIPS FOR AUTOMOTIVE BOOTS, AUTOMOTIVE INSTRUMENT PANELS, etc.