hard chromium plating

An electrolytic deposition of a hard, wear-resistant, chromium layer

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  • chromium plating — The process of coating metal with a layer of chromium to prevent rust. Also see black chromium plating hard chromium plating …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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  • chromium — /kroh mee euhm/, n. 1. a lustrous, hard, brittle, metallic element used in alloy steels for hardness and corrosion resistance, as in stainless steel, and for plating other metals: chromium salts are used as pigments and mordants. Symbol: Cr; at.… …   Universalium

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  • chromium — chro•mi•um [[t]ˈkroʊ mi əm[/t]] n. 1) chem. a lustrous metallic element used in making alloy steels hard and corrosion resistant and in plating other metals Symbol: Cr; at. wt.: 51.996; at. no.: 24; sp. gr.: 7.1. 2) aum chem. (not in technical… …   From formal English to slang

  • Chrome plating — This article is about a chromium electroplating technique. For other uses, see Chrome (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Chromate conversion coating. Decorative chrome plating on a motorcycle Chrome plating, often referred to simply as… …   Wikipedia

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