Accession Number : AD0164778
Title : Surface Preparation of Maraging Steel for Electroplating.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Lamb,Vernon A. ; Young,John P. ; Ng,Wahling H.
Report Date : 10 APR 1973
Pagination or Media Count : 5
Abstract : The patent discloses an improved method of preparing maraging steels for subsequent metal deposition. The method uses a combined nitric acid pickle-mechanical abrasion descaling step in conjunction with a low current density acidic electropolishing step to produce a scale free, activated surface for deposition of a very adherent electrodeposit.
Descriptors : *Steel, *Surface finishing, *Patents, Electroplating, Nitric acid, Abrasion
Subject Categories : Metallurgy and Metallography
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE