Passivate & Cadmium

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Passivate

Passivation improves and purifies machined parts by removing debris, dirt, and other residue that can become embedded in the surface of metals. The passivation process provides a protective coating without changing the base metal's appearance. 

  • Type: II, VI, VII, VIII
  • Military specifications: 
    •ASTM-A380M
    •SAE-
    AMS-QQ-P-416E
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Cadmium

Cadmium plating offers excellent corrosion resistance, especially in salt water, and is a durable material that is often used as a surface for adhesives.

  • Type I, II, III
  • Class 1, 2, 3
  • Military specifications: 
    •QQ-417F
    •WS13958
  • Available in clear and gold