Chemical Processing

Chemical processing increases corrosion resistance and improves paint adhesion. Skills Inc. partners with leading aerospace and commercial manufacturers to provide the following NADCAP certified processes.

lab technicianAnodizing

  • Boric-Sulfuric (up to 20′ in length)
  • Chromic (up to 20′ in length)
  • Sulfuric (up to 8′ in length) including optional black dye

 

PROCESS SPECIFICATION APPROVAL
Boric-Sulfuric Acid Anodize BAC5632, Class 1 & 5 Boeing – D1-4426
Boric-Sulfuric Acid Anodize MIL-A-8625, Type IC Boeing – D1-4426
Chromic Acid Anodize 80-T-35-2100 (MIL-A-8625) GKN Stellax Bandy
Chromic Acid Anodize BAC 5019, Class 1, 3 & 5 Boeing – D1-4426
Chromic Acid Anodize DPS 11.01 Boeing – D1-4426
Chromic Acid Anodize DPS 11.01-3 Boeing – D1-4426
Chromic Acid Anodize MIL-A-8625, Type I Boeing – D1-4426
Chromic Acid Anodize PS13201, Type I, Class 1 Boeing – D1-4426
Sulfuric Acid Anodize D6-5000, F-14.2992 (on 2024, 6061, and 7075 Alloys) Boeing- D6-5000, Appendix A
Sulfuric Acid Anodize BAC 5022 Boeing – D1-4426
Sulfuric Acid Anodize MIL-A-8625 Type II Class 1 (non-dyed) & 2 (Black dyed) Boeing – D1-4426
Sulfuric Acid Anodize MIL-A-8625 Type II Class 1 (non-dyed) & 2 (Black dyed) Hawker Beechcraft
(Formerly Raytheon Aircraft)
Sulfuric Acid Anodize MIL-A-8625 Type II Class 1 (non-dyed) & 2 (Black dyed) Kaman
Sulfuric Acid Anodize PS1002, MIL-A-8625 Type II Class 1 (non-dyed) & 2 (Black dyed) Quest Aircraft Company, LLC
Sulfuric Acid Anodize PS13201, Type II, Class 1 Boeing – D1-4426

Chemical Conversion Coating

  • Bonderite 1200s (up to 20′ in length)
  • Bonderite 1000 (up to 8′ in length)
  • Bonderite 1500 (up to 20′ in length)
  • Bonderite 600 (up to 20′ in length)

PROCESS SPECIFICATION APPROVAL
Bonderite, Colored & Clear Conversion Coating BAC 5719 Boeing – D1-4426
Bonderite, Colored & Clear Conversion Coating MIL-C-5541 Class 3 Boeing – D1-4426
Bonderite, Colored Conversion Coating BAC 5626 Boeing – D1-4426
Bonderite, Colored Conversion Coating DPS 9.45 Boeing – D1-4426
Bonderite, Colored Conversion Coating MIL-C-5541, MIL-DTL-5541, Class 1A & 3 Boeing – D1-4426
Bonderite, Colored Conversion Coating MIL-C-5541, MIL-DTL-5541, Class 1A & 3 Hawker Beechcraft
(Formerly Raytheon Aircraft)
Bonderite, Colored Conversion Coating MIL-C-5541, MIL-DTL-5541, Class 1A & 3 Kaman
Bonderite, Colored Conversion Coating PS1001 Quest Aircraft Company, LLC
Bonderite, Colored Conversion Coating PS13209 Boeing – D1-4426

Tank Dimensions

Location Tank No. Process Length Width Depth
Auburn P1 100 Emulsion Clean 264″ 40″ 60″
Auburn P1 200 Alkaline Clean 264″ 40″ 60″
Auburn P1 300 Alkaline Etch 264″ 40″ 60″
Auburn P1 400 Deoxidize 264″ 40″ 60″
Auburn P1 600 Dilute Cr Seal 264″ 40″ 60″
Auburn P1 700 Bonderite 1200S 264″ 40″ 60″
Auburn P1 750 Bonderite 600 264″ 40″ 60″
Auburn P1 800 Chromic Acid Anodize 264″ 40″ 60″
Auburn P1 850 Bonderite 1500 264″ 40″ 60″
Auburn P1 900 Boric-Sulfuric Acid Anodize 264″ 40″ 60″
Seattle 140 Boric-Sulfuric Acid Anodize 96″ 36″ 48″
Seattle 150 Sulfuric Acid Anodize 96″ 36″ 48″
Seattle 151 Sulfuric Acid Anodize 96″ 36″ 48″
Seattle 160 Black Dye 95″ 36″ 48″
Seattle 190 Nickel Acetate Seal 96″ 36″ 48″
Seattle 210 Emulsion Clean 96″ 36″ 48″
Seattle 213 Alkaline Clean 96″ 36″ 48″
Seattle 214 Alkaline Clean 96″ 36″ 48″
Seattle 220 Alkaline Etch 96″ 36″ 48″
Seattle 230 Deoxidize 96″ 40″ 48″
Seattle 240 Bonderite 1200S 96″ 36″ 48″
Seattle 242 Bonderite 600 96″ 36″ 48″
Seattle 244 Bonderite 1000 96″ 36″ 48″
Seattle 260 Dilute Cr Seal 96″ 48″ 48″
Seattle 265 DI Water Seal 96″ 48″ 48″