Ask the Expert Webinars

Our webinars are extremely popular in the industry, drawing a global audience and delivering expertise and relevant information that resonates with plating shop owners, OEMs, engineers, lab techs, and more. Register for our upcoming webinar now or view our previous webinars on-demand.

Recent Webinars

Our most recent webinar took place October 2021 where Mark Schario discussed The Switch from Decorative Hexavalent to Trivalent Plating is Happening – Will You Be Ready? It is still available and in popular demand!

  • Examine the history and longevity of trichrome
  • Explore current and pending regulations
  • In-depth comparison of hexavalent, trivalent, and trivalent with reclaim in regards to performance, color, and cost
  • Presentation of case study

On-Demand Webinars

Below you will find a collection of our past webinars; all of which are still available on-demand.

2020: Comparing Operational and Performance Characteristics of Chloride and Sulfate-Based Decorative Trivalent Plating

  • Performance comparison of chloride vs. sulfate-based decorative trivalent systems
  • Review of color stability testing as presented in USCAR field test summary
  • Evaluation of corrosion testing results of the two systems
  • Operational differences in plating speed and anode type/cost and efficiency

2019: Trivalent Chromium Process Capability Study for OEMs

  • Origin of Test Matrix and OEM Requested Variables
  • Performance Evaluation of various Trivalent Chrome thicknesses
  • Nickel Plating STEP Value Influence on Corrosion
  • In-depth look at CASS and Russian Mud testing results and comparison
  • Summary of Recent USCAR field test results

2018: Hexavalent to Trivalent: Making the Switch

  • Regulations
  • Overview/Process comparison
  • An in-depth look at the conversion from hex to trivalent chromium plating
  • Cost analysis on waste treatment savings
  • Case Study