This SAE Standard gives guidance for - and specifies the requirements for - the electrodeposition of chromium for engineering purposes. It relates to both new articles and also the reclamation of worn or over-machined components. Chromium electrodeposition undertaken for decorative purposes is not considered herein.
RATIONALE AMS03-14A stabilizes this document because this document contains mature technology that is not expected to change and thus no further revisions are anticipated. STABILIZED NOTICE AMS03-14A has been declared "STABILIZED" by SAE AMS Finishes Processes and Fluids Committee B. This document will no longer be updated and may no longer represent standard industry practice. Users of this document should refer any certification issues (e.g., exceptions listed on the certification report) to the cognizant engineering organization for their disposition. NOTE: In many cases the purchaser may be a sub tier supplier and not the cognizant engineering organization. AMS Committee B recommends that the following similar (e.g., properties, fit, form, function) specifications be considered for future procurement. This listing does not constitute authority to substitute these specifications for the “STABILIZED” specification. AMS2406 Plating, Chromium, Hard Deposit AMS2438 Plating, Chromium, Thin, Hard, Dense Deposit AMS2460 Plating, Chromium