Specifications & Certifications

Certifications

AS9100 and ISO 9001

  • Sulfuric Anodizing and Chromate Conversion Coating on Aluminum; Zinc, Copper, Silver Plating; Black Oxide finishes, Passivation of Stainless Steel, and Titanium Etching. Quality Tests including: Salt Spray, Taber Abrasion, Anodic Coating thickness and weight, and Paint Adhesion.


Approvals

Ball Aerospace

    • MIL-DTL-5541
    • ASTM B 700
    • MIL-A-8625 with Amendment #1
    • MIL-DTL-13924

Military Specifications We Can Certify Our Product To:

    • MIL-A-8625F Type II Class 1
    • MIL-A-8625F Type II Class 2 (Black, Blue, Red)
    • MIL-A-8625F Type IIB Class 1
    • MIL-A-8625F Type IIB Class 2 (Black, Blue, Red)
    • MIL-A-8625F Type III Class 1
    • MIL-A-8625F Type III Class 2 (Black, Blue, Red)
    • MIL-DTL-5541F Type I Class 1A (Yellow Only)
    • MIL-DTL-5541F Type I Class 3 (Yellow and Clear)
    • MIL-DTL-5541F Type II Class 1A (Clear Only)
    • MIL-DTL-5541F Type II Class 3 (Clear Only)
    • ASTM B633 : Type I, II (Yellow and Black), III, V (RoHS Clear), SC1, SC2, SC3, SC4
    • ASTM A967 : Nitric 1, 2 and Citric 1, 2 and 3)
    • AMS-QQ-P-35 Type II and Type VI
    • AMS 2700 Method 1 Type 1, 2, 3, 6 - Method 2
    • ASTM B700 Type 1, 2, 3, Grade A Class N or S
    • QQ-S-365 Type 1 Grade B

Quality Testing Capabilities:

    • ASTM B117 : Salt Spray Testing
    • ASTM D 3359 and FED STD 141 : Tape Adhesion
    • ASTM D 4060 : Abrasion Resistance
    • ASTM B 244 : Coating Thickness using Eddy Current
    • ASTM B 137 : Coating Weight

Passivation Quality Testing Capabilites:

ASTM A 967:

  • Practice A - Water Immersion Test
  • Practice B - High Humidity Test
  • Practice C - Salt Spray Test
  • (per ASTM B 117)
  • Practice D - Copper Sulfate Test
  • (Always done unless others are called out on PO)
  • Practice E - Potassium Ferricyanide and Nitric Acid Test
  • Practice F - Free Iron Test