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Mil-C-5541 Conversion Coating

At AOTCO, we frequently work with manufacturers in the Military and Aerospace fields. Since our clients in these industries constantly face new challenges and harsh conditions, they require AOTCO to follow certain military specifications to ensure all our work is up to U.S military standards. 

MIL-C-5541 is the Military spec for Chemical Conversion Coatings. The spec includes 2 types (I and II) and 2 classes (1A and 3).

Note: All applications of Mil-C-5541 have been superseded by Mil-DTL-5541 except Mil-C-5541 revision F for Hexavalent Chromate.

Benefits of Mil-C-5541 Conversion Coating

Components covered in the hexavalent chromate layer provided by a Mil-C-5541 Conversion Coating will inherit the following qualities: 

  • Protects from Wear 
  • Anti-Corrosive  
  • Pre-Treatment for Paint or Powder 
  • Conductivity 
  • Cost Effective  
  • And more!