Specifications and Certifications

Specifications and Certifications


AS9100:2016 and ISO 9001:2015

  • Sulfuric Anodizing and Chromate Conversion Coating on Aluminum; Zinc Electroplating, Black Oxide Finishes, Passivation of Stainless Steel, and Quality Testing.


Lockheed Martin

Supplier Code LM0492653

  • MIL-C-5541 : Aluminum Chemical Film
  • MIL-DTL-5541F : Aluminum Chemical Film Type I
  • MIL-DTL-5541F : Aluminum Chemical Film Type II
  • ASTM B117 : Salt Spray Test

Ball Aerospace

  • MIL-DTL-5541
  • 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, Purple, Violet, Green, Gold, Grey)
  • MIL-A-8625F Type IIB Class 1
  • MIL-A-8625F Type IIB Class 2 (Black, Blue, Red, Purple, Violet, Green, Gold, Grey)
  • MIL-A-8625F Type III Class 1
  • MIL-A-8625F Type III Class 2 (Black, Blue, Red, Purple, Violet, Green, Gold, Grey)
  • 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


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 Capabilities:

  • ASTM A 967
    • Practice A – Water Immersion Test
    • Practice C – Salt Spray Test
      (per ASTM B 117)
    • Practice D – Copper Sulfate Test
      (Always done unless others are called out on PO)

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