S&W Precision Components

Plating & Finishing

Facilities and Equipment

Plating

The table below outlines our specific metal plating services and maximum size capabilities. Need a service you don’t see there, or have a particularly demanding specification? Contact us and we’ll work it out.

Services

For Material Type

Per Standard

Max. Capacity (inches)

Black Oxide

Carbon Steel

MIL-C-13924D Class 1 & 3
AMS 2485
MIL STD-171 5.3.1.2

42

Black Magic (Stainless)

Stainless Steel

 MIL-C-13924D Class 4

42

Zinc Phosphate or Oxide (with or without Oil)

Aluminum, Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel

ASTM B633 Type 4

42

Manganese Phosphate

Aluminum, Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel

MIL-DTL-16232 Type M Class 2

42

Passivate

Aluminum, Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel

QQ-35C & QQ-P-35C

36

Anodizing (Black)

Aluminum

AMS 2471 or MIL-A-8625 Type 2 Class 2

20

Anodizing (Clear)

Aluminum

AMS 2471 or MIL-A-8625 Type 2 Class 1

20

Nickel Plating

Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel, Copper

Electrolytic per QQ-M-290A Class 1

48" Rack
18" Tumble

Baking after Plating

Aluminum, Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel

AMS 2759/9 Baking steel parts

60

Stripping

Copper, Nickel, Anodize, Black Oxide

 

42

Finishing

This table outlines our finishing capabilities, listing the service, media type, maximum size capabilities and number of available machines. For more information or for a special need, contact us.

Service

Media Type

Machine Type

Capacity/Size

Number of Machines

Blasting

Glassbead
Aluminum Oxide
Steel Shot

Rotary Table Blasting Cabinet

Varies per part size and fixturing

10

Tumble Blasting Cabinet

Parts 3.5 in long

7

 

 

Maximum Straight Part Length

 

Vibratory Deburring

Aluminum
Carbon Steel
Stainless Steel

Finishing Vibratory Bowl - 3 Cubic Ft

12 Inches

2

Finishing Vibratory Bowl - 7 Cubic Ft

18 Inches

8

Finishing Vibratory Bowl - 10 Cubic Ft

24 Inches

3

Finishing Vibratory Bowl - 20 Cubic Ft

30 Inches

4

Polishing and Buffing

Aluminum
Carbon Steel
Stainless Steel

Polishing Jacks