Chemical Sciences

Title :

Development of eco-friendly trivalent chromium plating process

Area of research :

Chemical Sciences, Material Sciences

Focus area :

Ecofriendly chromium plating

Principal Investigator :

Dr N.Rajasekaran, Scientist, CSIR-Central Electro Chemical Research Institute (CSIR-CECRI), Tamil Nadu

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Executive Summary :

Objective: Development of trivalent chromium electroplating process using sulphate or chloride/sulphate mixed based electrolytes for high hard, wear and corrosion resistance properties.; Thickness of the coating is >40micrometer; The electrolyte capacity will be scaled up to 20ltr at CECRI; The coating should have NSS 250hrs.; The coating properties such as surface, structural studies will be characterized using suitable methods.

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