Brochures

Hard Chrome
Hard Chromium Brochure.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 489.3 KB
Electroless Nickel
Electroless Nickel Brochure.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 589.4 KB
HardAlt Leaflet
HardAlt leaflet.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 2.2 MB
HardAlt Poster
HardAlt poster.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 3.4 MB

Workshops

Workshop Training

The topics of HardAlt training fall into several thematic areas that are quite diverse. The below presented list of topics is not exhaustive, in the sense that it is continuously expanded with further details depending on the evolution of components, the acquaintance of knowledge in the consortium and the needs of the trainees.

Some of the topics covered:

  •          The pulse current electroplating
  •          Electrochemistry of composites plating
  •          Nanoparticles handling and safety
  •          Safety in composite plating operations
  •          Plating tank setup for composite plating
  •         Part surface preparation
  •          Nickel-phosphorus plating procedures
  •          Chemistry of Ni-P electroplating
  •          Using of U/S for nanoparticles dispersion
  •          The equipment for pulse current composite electroplating
  •          Environmental issues in composite plating
  •          Plating cycles
  •          Testing procedures
  •         Overview of selected metal finishing processes
  •          Troubleshooting principles
Project Summary
HardAlt-Project Summary Workshop.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 1.7 MB

Videos

 

Other Videos

Health and Safety - Handling Nanoparticles

General Health and Safety.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 1.2 MB
Nanosafety 1.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 716.2 KB
Nanosafety 2.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 1.8 MB

Reading Materials

 

Background Information

http://caswell-europe.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Hard-Chrome-Plating-Guide.pdf

 

Full training manual for Hard Chromium Plating

http://www.platingbooks.com/hardchromebook.htm

 

 

The HardAlt project received funding from the European Community’s Seventh Framework Programme managed by REA – Research Executive Agency, under grant agreement No: 606110. Funding scheme: SME-2013-2: Research for SME Associations
The HardAlt project received funding from the European Community’s Seventh Framework Programme managed by REA – Research Executive Agency, under grant agreement No: 606110. Funding scheme: SME-2013-2: Research for SME Associations

Latest News

HardAlt video available click here.

 

HardAlt: Real components coated with newly developed HardAlt coatings. For work progress click here.

 

June 2016 HardAlt members participate in European Commission Workshop to discuss REACH regulations. Click link for more information.

 

August 2016 HardAlt member has meeting with Rolls Royce Aerospace Engines to discuss future coatings.

 

HardAlt objectives presented at European Parliamentary Meeting. Click here to read more.

 


Events

HardAlt final review meeting held on 26th January 2017 in Brussels. Click here for the Agenda and Minutes.