Chicago Plating, Inc.
(630)718-1600 Fax: (630)718-1690
P.O. Box 164 Naperville IL. 60566
Bill Crawford, President


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Chromium, commonly referred to as Chrome, is a bluish metal commonly used for protection and for decorative purposes. There are two types of Chrome plating: Decorative Chrome and Hard Chrome. Decorative Chrome is done by putting a thin layer of Chrome over a base of either Copper and Nickel or Nickel only. Hard Chrome is just made up of Chrome only. It comes out a semi-bright blue, but can be ground or polished to a shiny blue finish.