Founded in 1955 by Mr. Dick Dixon himself, we're committed to exceeding the strict plating requirements of the aerospace and aircraft overhaul industries, and we maintain the same high standards for every Dixon client.
With over six decades of experience, we've built Dixon Hard Chrome from the ground up by surpassing specifications and placing customer satisfaction at the core of our business.
We have over 10,000 square feet in the building complex and an additional 23,000 square feet of storage space. With our modern facilities, we're able to process and deliver small and large orders quick and at a competitive cost.
We've successfully serviced millions of parts over the decades and built countless relationships with valued clients.
Now it's your turn.
Over 60 years of experience
Bright cadmium and low embrittlement cadmium.
- F.A.A. Repair Station #TP3R875
- A TQM/SPC Qualified
- NADCAP Accredited
Approvals & Specifications
AMS-QQ-P-416, AMS 2400, BAC5701, DPS 9.28, HP 4-11, PS 13101, PS 13144
Type 1 - Clear without supplementary chromate treatment
Type 2 - With supplementary chromate treatment, iridite (gold) and clear
Class 1 - .0005" thick
Class 2 - .0003" thick
Class 3 - .0002" thick
MIL-STD-870, AMS 2401
AMS-QQ-C-320, AMS 2406, MIL-STD-1501, AMS 2438, AMS 2460, BAC 5709, DPS 9.71, DPS 9.84, HP 4-13, PS 13102
Class 1 - Corrosion protective plating
Class 2 - Engineering plating
Boeing - Class 2, 3, 4
MIL-C-14550, AMS 2418 Type 1, BAC 5722, DPS 9.69, PS 13104
Class 0 - .001" - .005" thick
Class 1 - .0010" thick (for carburizing shield or brazing operations)
Class 2 - .0005" thick (as undercoat for nickel and other metals)
Class 3 - .0002" thick (to prevent basis metal migration into thin layer to poison solderability
Class 4 - .0001" thick (same as .0002")
A corrosion resistant coating for aluminum and aluminum alloys.
MIL-C-26074, AMS 2404, DPS 9.67, PS 13105
Class 1 - As coated condition
Class 2 - Conditioned (heated) for improved hardness
Class 3 - On aluminum
Class 4 - On aluminum
Method 100 Water Immersion Test
Method 102 COpper Sulfate Test
Salt Spray Test
AMS-2640, ASTM-E-1444, MIL-STD-1949, MIL-I-6868, BAC 5424, DPS 4.704, HP 6-5
MIL-STD-867, AMS 2649
MIL-S-5002, AMS 2700
Surface treatments and inorganic coatings for metal surfaces of weapons systems
Finishing of metal and wood surfaces
Finishes protective, ground and ground support equipment
Passivation treatment for corrosion resistant steels
AMS-2645, ASTM-E-1417, MIL-STD-6866, MIL-I-6866, BAC 5423, DPS 4.707, HP 6-13
Contact or request a quote
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11645 Pendleton Street
Sun Valley, CA 91352
john @ dixonhardchrome.com
US: (818) 767-9650
Toll-free: (877) 877-1860
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