Galvanic process

Highly-qualified supplier of galvanic treatments

In the aeronautics sector UMBRA Cuscinetti S.p.A. stands out as a highly-qualified supplier of galvanic treatments able to offer a wide range of processes: in fact, the sole function of one of its internal sections is to carry out electrolytic and chemical processes of key interest for this sector as well as for the industrial sector. As well as meeting the requirements of international specifications, UMBRA has developed a system of internal specifications to carry out these processes. Since 2007 the NADCAP qualification (with the award of MERIT status in 2011 and its re-approval in 2017) provides proof of the high technical-quality standard of the service performed.

The galvanic treatments carried out

UMBRA, to meet customer needs, carried out these galvanic treatments listed below:

  • Anodizing - AMS-A-8625
  • Anodizing - MIL-A-8625
  • Cadmium Plating - AMS-QQ-P-416     
  • Chromium Plating - AMS 2406
  • Chromium Plating - AMS-QQ-C-320
  • Surface treatment/Passivation - AMS 2700
  • Surface treatment/Passivation - AMS-QQ-P-35
  • Conversion/Black oxide coating - MIL-DTL-13924
  • Conversion/Phosphate coatings - Internal Specification
  • Silver Plating Internal Specification - Internal Specification
  • Copper Plating Internal Specification - Internal Specification

International and UMBRA specs

To know better this kind of service, it is necessary know the follows international and UMBRA specs:

  • Cadmium Plating - BAC 5701
  • Copper Plating - BAC 5722
  • Silver Plating - LAT 4-3309

Supporting the validity and correct execution of the galvanic processes

To support the validity and correct execution of the galvanic processes listed above, the company also has the capability to carry out certain validation tests internally to our specification:

  • Hydrogen Embrittlement
  • Metallographic Preparation
  • Microhardness Testing
  • Salt Spray Testing
  • Water Immersion/Humidity Testing
  • Taber Wear Testing
  • Adhesion Testing (Tape Testing)
  • Adhesion Testing (Bend Test)
  • Coating Weight Testing
  • Coating Thickness Measurement (Magnetic, Eddy Current and XRF machines)
  • Adhesion Testing (Heat and Quench)
  • Porosity Testing
  • Solution Analysis
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