Presented in Partnership with:
 
 

 

Ask the Expert Question-and-Answer Archive
(Hard Chrome Plating)

by Larry Zitko, ChromeTech, Inc.
October, 2002

Alternatives to Chrome Plating

Q. I am an industrial engineering student at Iowa State University. I am working on a class project about the chrome industry. I have found a wealth of useful information through this site but am curious as to what alternatives there are to chrome plating. If a product is to look like chrome but the consumer can not afford chrome plating, what other products are there for them to consider?

A. I try to do everything I can to promote the continued use of industrial chromium electroplating. It always has been an excellent value, considering the impressive deposit properties. My forum at sterc.org is intended to help existing platers, not find alternatives to the coating.

 

 

 

| Home | Subscribe | Regulations | Compliance Assistance | News | Resources | Resource Locators | Directories | Online Training | About | Search | NASF.org |


The information contained in this site is provided for your review and convenience. It is not intended to provide legal advice with respect to any federal, state, or local regulation.
You should consult with legal counsel and appropriate authorities before interpreting any regulations or undertaking any specific course of action.

Please note that many of the regulatory discussions on STERC refer to federal regulations. In many cases, states or local governments have promulgated relevant rules and standards
that are different and/or more stringent than the federal regulations. Therefore, to assure full compliance, you should investigate and comply with all applicable federal, state and local regulations.