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ABAF Approved Processing Specifications

Cadmium Plating
Cadmium Plating
Spec NumberNomenclatureTypeClassNotes
AMS-QQ-P-416Plating, CadmiumTYPE 1, 2CLASS 1, 2, 3N/A
BAC 5701Plating, CadmiumTYPE 1, 2CLASS 1, 2, 3N/A
BAC 5617Heat Treatment of Alloy Steels (Stress Relieve only)N/AN/AN/A
BAC 5619Heat Treatment of Corrosion Resistant Steels (Stress Relieve only)N/AN/AN/A
Zinc Nickel Alloy Plating
Zinc Nickel Alloy Plating
Spec NumberNomenclatureTypeClassNotes
BAC 5637Plating, Zinc Nickel AlloyTYPE 1, 2Grade A & BN/A
AMS 2417 Plating, Zinc Nickel AlloyTYPE 1, 2Grade A & BN/A
Chem Film
Chem Films

Protect aluminum parts against corrosion and a good base to enhance adhesion for paint.

Spec NumberNomenclatureClass
MIL-DTL-5541Chemical Conversion Coatings on Aluminum/Aluminum AlloysCLASS 1A
FSI-PS-4014Chemical Conversion Coatings on Aluminum/Aluminum Alloys
BAC 5719Chemical Conversion Coatings on Aluminum/Aluminum AlloysCLASS A
Spec NumberNomenclatureTypeClassNotes
BAC5632Boric Acid – Sulfuric Acid AnodizeN/AClass 5N/A
BAC5632Boric Acid – Sulfuric Acid AnodizeN/AClass 1N/A

The passivating of stainless steel is a post fabrication process with the end goal of making the surface more passive and corrosion resistant.

Spec NumberNomenclatureSolutionTypeTreatmentMethodClass
AMS 2700Passivation of Corrosion Resistant SteelsTYPE 1 and 2METHOD 1CLASS 1,2,3,4
ASTM-967Standard Specification for Chemical Passivation Treatments for Stainless Steel PartsNITRIC 1 and 5 PRACTICE B, C, D
BAC 5625Surface Treatments for Ferrous AlloysSOLUTION 22 DMETHOD II A
BAC 5751Cleaning, Descaling, and Surface Preparation of Ferrous AlloysSOLUTION 22 ATYPE 2CLASS 2A
Primer Application
Primer Application

Various Chemical and solvent resistant as well as fuel resistant primers available.

Spec NumberTypeClassGradeDescription
MIL-PRF-23377TYPE 1CLASS AGRADE BDOD Approved Epoxy, high-solids primer coating
FSI-PS-4019TYPE 1CLASS AGRADE BProcess Specification for Painting
BMS-10-11 per BAC 5736TYPE 1CLASS AGRADE BApplication of Chemical and Solvent Resistant Finishes
BMS 10-79 per BAC5882Type 2 and 3Class A and BGrade A and DApplication of Urethane Compatible Primer
Penetrant Inspection
Penetrant Inspection
Spec NumberNomenclatureTypeMethodLevelForm
ASTM-E1417Standard Practice for Liquid Penetrant TestingTYPE 1METHOD ALEVEL 3FORM A OR D
BAC5423, BSS7039Liquid Penetrant TestingTYPE 1METHOD ALEVEL 3FORM A OR D
Liquid Penetrant Testing
DPS 4.707Penetrant Inspection (Fluorescent)
MAG Inspection
MAG Inspection
Spec NumberNomenclatureRequirements
ASTM-E1444Standard Practice for Magnetic Particle TestingINSPECTION PER MIL-STD-1907 OR CUSTOMER REQUIREMENTS
DPS4.704 Rev AYN/AN/A
Other Testing
Other Testing
Spec NumberNomenclature
ASTM-B-117Salt Spray Testing
LGPS3000Nital Etch Inspection Immersion
N/AHumidity Testing
N/AX-Ray Florescent Testing
N/AAtomic Absorption Testing
N/ASolution Testing
N/AAdhesion Testing
N/APitch Gauges & Precision hole gauges
Dry-Film Application
Dry-Film Application (Dry Lube)

Dry lubricants are materials that are capable of reducing friction between two surfaces sliding against each other without the need for a liquid or oil lubricant.

Spec NumberType
MIL-PRF-46010Type III (type 1 & 2 S/S by AS5272)
AS5272 Type 1 and 2
AS5272 Type 3
BAC 5811Type VI

Removal of oxides from the heat treating process can be done either chemically or manually also the removal of shop oils from the machining process can be done with solvents.

Spec NumberNomenclature
BAC 5748Abrasive Clean
BAC 5749Alkaline Clean
BAC 5408Vapor Degrease
Spec NumberNomenclature
BAC 5725Stripping of Organic Material
BAC 5771Stripping of Inorganic Finishes
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