The Challenge of Replacing Hard Chrome

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  • TBMG-35359
Published 2019-10-01 by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
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The search for a suitable replacement for hard chrome on aerospace components has been a key supply chain priority for aircraft manufacturers. This is because of the documented health risks to workers and the impact on the environment from exposure to hexavalent chromium, a carcinogen that occurs during the chrome plating process and is the most toxic form of chromium.