Cyclone Bolt stocks a wide variety of cad plated studs on the shelf for our customers. Usually these cad plated studs will take a week to two weeks for most vendors to produce due to the plating service that needs to take place for the stud bolt itself.  Some of the benefits of cad plated studs include:

  • Low galvanic corrosion in contact with aluminum
  • Exceptional white luster similar to silver plating
  • Corrosion resistance in marine environment
  • Excellent Lubricity
  • Low electrical contact resistance
  • Uniform ductile deposit
  • Pliant
  • Solid Rust Prevention
  • Can be solder almost as well as tin

Cad plated studs closely resembles to zinc plating for some applications. Typical chromates applied include clear, yellow, olive drab and black. Cadmium is extremely toxic and should not be used on any part intended for use where direct food contact may occur. Typical thickness is .0002″ – .0008″ deposit. Cad plated studs are used in harsh environments and aerospace application has no equal and Cad plated studs are second to none in aquatic or brackish application. A193 B7 Cad plated studs are made with alloy steel for high temperature service. ASTM standard covers alloy steel and stainless-steel bolting materials; this specification includes fasteners intended for use in pressure vessels, valves, flanges, and fittings. Cad Studs are fairly cheap and when bought are normally bought with 2 A194 2H Cad Plated Heavy hex nuts