Useful Links - Standards

General Military Standards
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American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) & Society of Automotive Engineers/Aerospace Material Specification (SAE AMS) standards
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  • ASTM B322 Standard Guide for Cleaning Metals Prior to Electroplating
  • ASTM B488 Standard Specification for Electrodeposited Coatings of Gold for Engineering Uses
  • ASTM B558 Standard Practice for Preparation of Nickel Alloys for Electroplating
  • ASTM B571 Standard Practice for Qualitative Adhesion Testing of Metallic Coatings
  • ASTM B733 Standard Specification for Autocatalytic (Electroless) Nickel-Phosphorus Coatings on Metal
  • SAE AMS 2403 General Purpose Nickel Plating
  • SAE AMS 2404 Electroless Nickel Plating
  • SAE AMS QQ-N-290 Nickel Plating (Electrodeposited)

Joint Electron Device Engineering Council (JEDEC) standards
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