Definitions for "Chromate"
A salt of chromic acid.
any salt or ester of chromic acid
Group of minerals that are compounds of one or more metallic elements combined with the chromate radical (CrO4). Minerals in this group are usually brightly colored and heavy. The chromates are rare minerals and are usually classified as a sub-group of the sulfates.
Post-treatment wash (non electrolytic) coating which is used over zinc, cadmimn. treated aluminum and other plating operations to seal the surface of the coating, prevent oxidation and, in certain cases, improve the electrical characteristics of the coating. May be cleat yellow or blue to visually indicate that the product has been coated.
is a coating that provides moderate protection against tarnishing, primarily to enhance shelf-life.