Hard Chrome

Hard Chrome provides exceptional durability and abrasion resistance. Apply it to the cavities of molds, dies, tools, and components. Or, plate a heavy accumulation in specific areas for corrections to shim or diameter dimension.

Hard Chrome is Tried and True, for Good Reasons

Hard Chrome continues to be one of the most widely used plating processes, thanks to superior abrasion and wear resistance. It also offers moderate protection against corrosion and oxidation.

72

Rockwell Hardness

140°F

Applied Temperature

1250°F

Max operating temperature

6.9 g/cm3

Density

corrosion resistance rating

RELEASE RATING

ABRASION resistance rating

Additional Hard Chrome Benefits

Build-up capability.

Non-magnetic.

Application over any finish; will mimic the base material.

Why Hard Chrome is a Practical Solution

The attributes of Hard Chrome make it a reliable and durable coating for numerous industrial applications. Use our Coating Comparison Tool to see how Hard Chrome stacks up against other Bales coatings. Compare surface finishes and find the best solution for your needs.

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