Galvanic Process

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 treatments carried out are 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
Copper Plating Internal Specification


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



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

Give a look to our certificate: NADCAP CHEMICAL PROCESSING

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