QQ-P-416 Specified Cadmium Plating

QQ-P-416 Cadmium Plating in Buffalo, NYQQ-P-416 cadmium plating is an attractive coating that can be set over various metals, helping to prevent oxidation, therefore extending the life of base metals by resisting rust and degradation.

QQ-P-416 cadmium plating is further beneficial in that it's thickness can be adjusted, so no matter your specific needs, we can make sure that you have exactly what you need. The Keystone Corporation baking process prevents the occurrence of hydrogen embrittlement, while our electrodeposited method improves the bonding of paint and adhesion. This offers an attractive final finish or allowing for the application of sealants or chromates over the cadmium finish. 

About Our Cadmium Plating Process

Cadmium is one of a few deposits that functions as a “sacrificial coating,” meaning that it will corrode before the substrate material when plated. It is an attractive, soft white metal that can be deposited on various base materials, including steels, aluminum, copper, powdered metal, and various types of iron.

It is cost-effective and offers consistent, reliable coverage. Cadmium plating can also be adjusted to fit the needs of your project, making it perfect for your project, big or small.

It has a natural lubricity, which provides anti-galling and low friction, and our baking processes prevent the occurrence of hydrogen embrittlement. Additionally, we can enhance the corrosion protection cadmium plating provides through applying a chromate conversion coating with either a clear, gold, olive drab or black finish.

Our QQ-P-416 Cadmium Plating Options

We offer four chromate color choices, which work fantastic as a paint base:

  • Clear
  • Yellow
  • Black
  • Olive Drab

QQ-P-416F is the Federal standard for Cadmium Plating, and Keystone has focused on providing high quality electrodeposited cadmium plating for electronic, aerospace, mining, and defense industries since 1928.

Our Other Cadmium Plating Specifications

Keystone Corporation’s cadmium plating meets the following specifications:

  • AMS 2400
  • AMS 2401
  • ASTM B766
  • ISO 4521
  • Commercial and customer generated specifications

Contact Us Today for More Information About Our Cadmium Plating Specifications

For more than 90 years, Keystone Corporation has assisted customers in completing commercial orders ranging from a few specialized pieces to high volume applications. All finishes are available for both Rack and Barrel plating applications. We maintain superior quality control through the entire finishing process, ensuring top quality cadmium plating at an affordable cost for any project.  Whether you live in Buffalo, NY, Erie, PA, Binghamton, NY, or somewhere else, contact Keystone today to receive a personalized quotation based on your specific requirements.

Service Areas:

  • Binghamton, NY
  • Buffalo, NY
  • Chicago, IL
  • Erie, PA
  • Rochester, NY
  • Syracuse, NY
  • And more!

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