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

 

PROCESSSPECIFICATIONAPPROVAL
Boric-Sulfuric Acid AnodizeBAC5632, Class 1 & 5Boeing – D1-4426
Boric-Sulfuric Acid AnodizeMIL-A-8625, Type ICBoeing – D1-4426
Chromic Acid AnodizeBAC 5019, Class 1, 3 & 5Boeing – D1-4426
Chromic Acid AnodizeDPS 11.01Boeing – D1-4426
Chromic Acid AnodizeDPS 11.01-3Boeing – D1-4426
Chromic Acid AnodizeMIL-A-8625, Type IBoeing – D1-4426
Chromic Acid AnodizePS13201, Type I, Class 1Boeing – D1-4426
Sulfuric Acid AnodizeD6-5000, F-14.2992 (on 2024, 6061, and 7075 Alloys)Boeing- D6-5000, Appendix A
Sulfuric Acid AnodizeBAC 5022Boeing – D1-4426
Sulfuric Acid AnodizeMIL-A-8625 Type II Class 1 (non-dyed) & 2 (Black dyed)Boeing – D1-4426
Sulfuric Acid AnodizeMIL-A-8625 Type II Class 1 (non-dyed) & 2 (Black dyed)Hawker Beechcraft
(Formerly Raytheon Aircraft)
Sulfuric Acid AnodizeMIL-A-8625 Type II Class 1 (non-dyed) & 2 (Black dyed)Kaman
Sulfuric Acid AnodizePS1002, MIL-A-8625 Type II Class 1 (non-dyed) & 2 (Black dyed)Kodiak Aircraft Company (formerly known as Quest Aircraft)
Sulfuric Acid AnodizePS13201, Type II, Class 1Boeing – 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)

PROCESSSPECIFICATIONAPPROVAL
Bonderite, Colored & Clear Conversion CoatingBAC 5719Boeing – D1-4426
Bonderite, Colored & Clear Conversion CoatingMIL-C-5541 Class 3Boeing – D1-4426
Bonderite, Colored Conversion CoatingBAC 5626Boeing – D1-4426
Bonderite, Colored Conversion CoatingDPS 9.45Boeing – D1-4426
Bonderite, Colored Conversion CoatingMIL-C-5541, MIL-DTL-5541, Class 1A & 3Boeing – D1-4426
Bonderite, Colored Conversion CoatingMIL-C-5541, MIL-DTL-5541, Class 1A & 3Hawker Beechcraft
(Formerly Raytheon Aircraft)
Bonderite, Colored Conversion CoatingMIL-C-5541, MIL-DTL-5541, Class 1A & 3Kaman
Bonderite, Colored Conversion CoatingPS1001Kodiak Aircraft Company (formerly known as Quest Aircraft)
Bonderite, Colored Conversion CoatingPS13209Boeing – D1-4426

Tank Dimensions

LocationTank No.ProcessLengthWidthDepth
Auburn P1100Emulsion Clean264″40″60″
Auburn P1200Alkaline Clean264″40″60″
Auburn P1300Alkaline Etch264″40″60″
Auburn P1400Deoxidize264″40″60″
Auburn P1600Dilute Cr Seal264″40″60″
Auburn P1700Bonderite 1200S264″40″60″
Auburn P1750Bonderite 600264″40″60″
Auburn P1800Chromic Acid Anodize264″40″60″
Auburn P1850Bonderite 1500264″40″60″
Auburn P1900Boric-Sulfuric Acid Anodize264″40″60″
Auburn P1T-85Boric-Sulfuric Acid Anodize96″36″48″
Auburn P1T-75Sulfuric Acid Anodize96″36″48″
Auburn P1T-76Sulfuric Acid Anodize96″36″48″
Auburn P1T-80Black Dye95″36″48″
Auburn P1T-83Nickel Acetate Seal96″36″48″
Auburn P1T-62Alkaline Clean96″36″48″
Auburn P1T-63Alkaline Clean96″36″48″
Auburn P1T-64Alkaline Etch96″36″48″
Auburn P1T-67Deoxidize96″40″48″
Auburn P1T-72Bonderite 1200S96″36″48″
Auburn P1T-71Bonderite 60096″36″48″
Auburn P1T-88Dilute Cr Seal96″48″48″
Auburn P1T-79DI Water Seal96″48″48″