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TriCom – The Natural Alternative For All Your Coating Needs

There is a very good reason why USC Technologies understands how to replace hard chrome and alternative plating methods better than anyone else. Because we are a new affiliate of industry leader US Chrome. We have 80 years of electroplating experience behind us as well as the industry’s most extensive R&D program. Bring your coating challenges to the best minds in the business and let us tailor one of our TriCom products precisely to your application needs. We will engineer the entire process from design through piloting and QC testing to commercial production.


  • An Environmentally-Friendly Process and Product
  • Extremely High Hardness and Low Wear Resistance
  • Superior Corrosion Resistance
  • Lower Costs
  • Excellent Grindability
  • Thick Protective Coating
  • Wide Applicability
  • Customizable by Applications

Already Excelling

  • Replacing hard chrome, electroless nickel, and thermal sprayed coatings for major industrial companies.
  • Qualified and in production for hydraulic actuating cylinders of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter.
  • Oil & Gas, agriculture, marine shafts, automotive shock damper rods, and military vehicle suspension systems.

Additional Capabilities

  • Plating on all metals, including cast iron, steels, Ni and Co base superalloys, Ti and Al
  • Grinding and Honing
  • Capability to plate up to 15 feet long
  • Pre-qualification testing, friction and wear, Taber wear, ASTM G65 abrasive wear, ASTM B117 salt spray corrosion test
  • Repair thickness up to 0.020+ inch thick