ES3 is committed to reducing the environmental impact of aviation.  Our advances in coatings, electroplating, stripping, and dimensional restoration are reducing the hazardous waste of production processing while also reducing the hazardous exposure of aerospace industry workers, aviation maintenance crews, and the communities that support aerospace operations and production.

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Chrome Replacement

Traditional chrome plating lines produce one of the worst environmental waste streams—hexavalent chrome. Modern and environmentally friendly …

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Cadmium Replacement

Low Hydrogen Embrittlement (LHE) Cadmium (Cd) Plating per MIL-STD-870 is currently used as a sacrificial protective coating on high strength (HSS) aircraft landing …

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Advanced Coating Development

ES3 engineers optimize coatings for a variety of specialized applications which encompass goals such as improved component …

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Chemical Free Stripping Techniques

Traditionally, plated and thermal sprayed coatings are stripped via wet chemical baths which present environmental, health  …