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  • AMS2468: Hard Anodic Coating Treatment of Aluminum Alloys
  • AMS2469: Hard Anodic Coating, Aluminum Alloys
  • AMS2470: Chromic Acid Anodize
  • AMS2471: Sulfuric Acid Anodize (Undyed)
  • AMS2472: Sulfuric Acid Anodize (Dyed)
  • AMS2482: Hard Coating Treatment of Aluminum Alloys, Teflon-Impregnated or Codeposited
  • AMS2488: Anodic Treatment (Solution >pH 13) – Titanium Alloys
  • AMS-A-8625: Anodic Coatings for Aluminum Alloys
  • ASTM B580: Standard Specification for Anodic Oxide Coatings on Aluminum
  • MIL-A-8625: Anodic Coatings for Aluminum Alloys
  • MIL-A-63576: Aluminum Oxide Coating, Lubricative, for Aluminum Alloy
  • MIL-I-8474: Chromic Acid Anodize, Inspection

Chrome Plating

  • AMS2406: Plating, Chromium Hard Deposit
  • AMS2407: Plating, Chromium, Porous
  • AMS2460: Plating, Chromium Hard Deposit
  • AMS-QQ-C-320: Chromium Plating (Electrodeposited)
  • ASTM B177: Standard Guide for Chromium Electroplating on Steel for Engineering Use
  • ASTM B 650: Standard Specification for Electrodeposited Engineering Chromium Coatings on Ferrous Substrates
  • MIL-C-23422: Chromium Plating, Electrodeposited
  • MIL-DTL-23422: Chromium Plating, Electrodeposited
  • QQ-C-320: Chromium Plating (Electrodeposited)


  • AMS2700: Passivation of Corrosion Resistant Steels
  • AMS-QQ-P-35: Passivation Treatments for Corrosion-Resistant Steel
  • ASTM A 380: Standard Practice for Cleaning, Descaling & Passivation of Stainless Steel Parts, Equipment & Systems
  • ASTM A 967: Chemical Passivation Treatment of Stainless Steel
  • ASTM B 183: Standard Practice for Preparation of Low-Carbon Steel for Electroplating
  • ASTM B 242: Standard Practice for Preparation of High-Carbon Steel For Electroplating
  • ASTM B 253: Standard Guide for Preparation of Aluminum Alloys for Electroplating
  • ASTM B 254: Standard Practice for Preparation of and Electroplating on Stainless Steel
  • ASTM B 320: Standard Practice for Preparation of Iron Castings for Electroplating
  • ASTM B 322: Standard Practice for Cleaning Metals Prior to Electroplating
  • ASTM B 343: Standard Practice for Preparation of Nickel for Electroplating with Nickel
  • ASTM B 481: Standard Practice for Preparation of Titanium and Titanium Alloys for Electroplating
  • ASTM B 482: Standard Practice for Preparation of Tungsten and Tungsten Alloys for Electroplating
  • ASTM B 558: Standard Practice for Preparation of Nickel Alloys for Electroplating
  • ASTM B 600: Standard Guide for Descaling & Cleaning Titanium Alloys
  • ASTM B630: Standard Practice for Preparation of Chromium for Electroplating with Chromium
  • ASTM D1730: Standard Practices for Preparation of Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Surfaces for Painting
  • QQ-P-35: Passivation Treatments for Corrosion Resistant Steel
  • TT-C-490: Chemical Conversion Coatings & Pretreatments for Ferrous Surfaces (Base for Organic Coatings)


  • AC7118 Rev E – Nadcap Audit Criteria for Composites.
    • PAR – Prepreg/Adhesive Bonding/Resin Film Infusion
    • Class A: Composites
    • 16h – Structural Adhesive Bonding (Applies to PAR only)
    • 21b or c or d – Oven (Applies to CMP, LRP, MB or PAR)
    • Process Capability – PAR: Prepreg/Adhesive Bonding/Resin Film Infusion

Conversion Coating

  • AMS2473: Chemical Film Treatment for Aluminum Alloys, General Purpose Coating
  • AMS2474: Chemical Film Treatment for Aluminum Alloys, Low Electrical Resistance Coating
  • AMS2477: Chemical Treatment for Aluminum Alloys, Low Electrical Resistance Coating
  • ASTM B499: Standard Specification for Chromates on Aluminum
  • ASTM D1730: Standard Practices for Preparation of Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Surfaces for Painting
  • MIL-C-5541: Chemical Conversion Coatings on Aluminum Alloys
  • MIL-DTL-5541: Chemical Conversion Coatings on Aluminum Alloys
  • TT-C-490: Chemical Conversion Coatings & Preatrements for Ferrous Surfaces (Base for Organic Coatings)

Copper Plating

  • AMS2418: Plating, Copper
  • ASTM B734: Standard Specification for Electrodeposited Copper for Engineering Uses
  • MIL-C-14550: Copper Plating, Electrodeposited

Electroless Nickel Plating

  • AMS2399: Electroless Nickel-Boron Plating
  • AMS2404: Plating, Electroless Nickel
  • AMS2405: Electroless Nickel Plating, Low Phosphorus
  • AMS2433 : Plating, Electroless Nickel Boron
  • AMS-C-26074: Electroless Nickel Coatings
  • ASTM B607: Standard Specification for Autocatalytic Nickel Boron Coatings for Engineering Use
  • ASTM B656: Standard Guide for Autocatalytic (Electroless) Nickel-Phosphorus Deposition on Metals for Engineering Use
  • ASTM B733: Standard Specification for Autocatalytic (Electroless) Nickel-Phosphorus Coatings on Metal
  • MIL-C-26074: Electroless Nickel Coatings

Gold Plating

  • AMS2422: Plating, Gold
  • ASTM B 488: Standard Specification for Electrodeposited Coatings of Gold for Engineering Uses
  • MIL-G-45204: Gold Plating, Electrodeposited

Nickel Plating

  • AMS2403: Plating, Nickel General Purpose
  • AMS2423: Plating, Nickel Hard Deposit
  • AMS2424: Plating, Nickel Low-Stressed Deposit
  • AMS-QQ-N-290: Nickel Plating (Electrodeposited)
  • ASTM B689: Standard Specification for Electroplated Engineering Nickel Coatings
  • MIL-STD-868: Nickel Plating, Low Embrittlement, Electrodeposition
  • QQ-N-290: Nickel Plating (Electrodeposited)

Painting & Dry Film Coatings

  • AMS2503: Black Finishing, Low Baking Enamel
  • MIL-C-8514: Coating Compound, Metal Pretreatment, Resin-Acid
  • MIL-C-85614: Coating, Fastener (Titanium & CRES Alloys), Aluminum Pigmented, Organically Bonded
  • MIL-DTL-53039: Coating, Aliphatic Polyurethane, Single Component
  • MIL-F-14072: Finishes for Ground Based Electronic Equipment
  • MIL-F-18264: Finishes: Organic, Weapons Systems, Application & Control Of
  • MIL-L-8937: Lubricant, Solid Film, Heat Cured, Corrosion Inhibiting
  • MIL-L-23398: Lubricant, Solid Film, Air-Cured, Corrosion Inhibiting
  • MIL-L-45983: Lubricant, Solid Film, Heat Cured (Temperature Range 125 to 250°F), Corrosion Inhibiting
  • MIL-P-23377: Epoxy Primer Coating
  • MIL-P-53022: Primer, Epoxy Coating, Corrosion Inhibiting
  • MIL-P-53030: Primer Coating, Epoxy, Water Reducible, Lead & Chromate Free
  • MIL-PRF-22750: Coating, Epoxy. High-Solids
  • MIL-PRF-23377: Primer Coatings: Epoxy, High-Solids
  • MIL-PRF-46010: Lubricant, Solid Film, Heat Cured, Corrosion Inhibiting
  • MIL-PRF-46147: Lubricant, Solid Film, Air Cured (Corrosion Inhibiting)
  • MIL-PRF-81329: Lubricant, Solid Film, Extreme Enviroment, Nato Code Number S-1737
  • MIL-PRF-85285: Coating: Polyurethane, High-Solids
  • MIL-PRF-85582: Primer Coatings: Epoxy, Waterborne
  • TT-P-28: Paint, Aluminum, Heat Resisting (1200° F)

Penetrant Inspection

  • ASTM-E-1417: Penetrant Inspection
  • MIL-STD-6866: Penetrant Inspection

Silver Plating

  • AMS2410: Plating, Silver with Nickel Strike, High Bake
  • AMS2411: Plating Silver for High Temperature Applications
  • AMS2412: Plating Silver with Copper Strike, Low Bake
  • ASTM B 700: Standard Specification for Electrodeposited Coatings of Silver for Engineering Use
  • QQ-S-365: Silver Plating (Electrodeposited), General Requirements


  • MIL-STD-871: Electro-Chemical Stripping of Inorganic Finishes

Surface Preparation Prior to Metal Bond

  • ASTM D 2651: Standard Guide for Preparation of Metal Surfaces for Adhesive Bonding
  • ASTM D 3933: Standard Guide for Preparation of Aluminum Surfaces for Structural Adhesives Bonding (Phosphoric Acid Anodizing)
  • FPL Etch: Chromic-Sulfuric Etch (Forest Products Laboratories)