Number of grams of hazardous hexavalent Chromium Cr(VI) (a man-made valence state of chromium used in hard chrome electroplating) that has been removed from the aerospace industry because of ES3’s work developing, installing, operating, and supporting chrome replacement technologies.


3,453,687.74

5,806,895.9693

Number of grams of toxic Cadmium that has been removed from the aerospace industry because of ES3’s work developing, installing, operating, and supporting Zn-Ni plating as a non-toxic alternative to cadmium.

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.

Chrome
Replacement

Traditional chrome
plating lines produce
one of the worst
environmental waste streams—hexavalent chrome …

Cadmium Replacement

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

Advanced Coating Development

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

Chemical Free Stripping Techniques

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