Plating of kick starter shaft for rust prevention

Sujata, M and Bhaumik, SK (2003) Plating of kick starter shaft for rust prevention. Project Report. National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore.

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Abstract

A kick starter shaft fabricated from SAE 8620 steel reportedly showed rusting on the shaft face due to exposure to atmosphere. The shaft was sent to the laboratory for examining the possibility of application of zinc plating on the splines and the face of the shaft to overcome the rust problem. It is suggested to carry out zinc plating followed by a chromate conversion treatment to prevent oxidation of the shaft surface.

Item Type: Proj.Doc/Technical Report (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Kick starter;zinc plating;SAE8620 steel
Subjects: AERONAUTICS > Aeronautics (General)
CHEMISTRY AND MATERIALS > Chemistry and Materials (General)
Division/Department: Materials Science Division, Materials Science Division
Depositing User: Mrs Manoranjitha M D
Date Deposited: 08 Jul 2011 11:06
Last Modified: 08 Jul 2011 11:06
URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/9309

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