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Article about Cromatipic in the Automotive Tier Supplier 2018 magazine

The chrome electroplating process for vehicle parts is tried and tested; it’s durable and can be polished to a high shine but uses potentially harmful chemicals, notably chromium 6. A challenge to its use has arisen in the form of EU environmental legislation. One of the aims of the REACH legislation is to reduce the use of hazardous materials in industrial processes where the health of people or the environment is at risk. As such this will impact on the use of electroplating for chrome parts, so in recent years an alternative has been sought and Hauzer believe they have the solution

To read the fully article (written by Nick Holt)  please click on the cover page picture below.

Visit the website of the Automotive Manufacturing Solutions to read the complete magazine.

https://automotivemanufacturingsolutions.com/magazines/automotive-tier-supplier