Plating Chemistry for Automotive Fittings

Enthone Automotive Solutions for fittings and related components provide highly efficient torque tension, contact corrosion and friction control. Our ELV compliant, hex-chrome-free zinc and zinc alloy systems offer the highest level of reliability, under the most demanding conditions.

Certified under the Perma SHIELD™ brand, each system is engineered to deliver optimum corrosion resistance in neutral salt spray or cyclic testing. The hex-chrome-free systems include a zinc or zinc alloy, a passivate that provides a robust color range from clear, iridescent to black conversion coatings, followed by an optional sealant. A new series of cobalt-free systems, meets the emerging European government directive to eliminate Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC). Enthone systems optimize quality, increase durability and extend life, while meeting stringent OEM industry standards.