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Military Coatings

RIE  has been working closely with the Department of Defense.

The Department of Defense is currently pushing to eliminate to use of hexavalent chrome containing products as well as heavy metals, such as cadmium. A memo released by the DoD in April of 2009 called for all department heads to submit plans to the Secretary of Defense on how they will comply with the proposed changes.

View Memo

coatings used by Defense Contractors:

  • Magni 565
  • Magni 575
  • Magni 560

partial list of Military specifications met by RIE:

  • AM General 5934851
  • US Army 12469117
  • Mil-PRF-46010
Examples of websites that deal directly with the elimination of hexavalent chromium on the government level. They also offer recommendations for various applications.