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