MIL-C-83488 Revision C, May 1, 1985
COATING, ALUMINUM, ION VAPOR DEPOSITED
Includes all amendments and changes through Notice 1, July 30, 1987
Additional Comments: CNCL S/S BY MIL-DTL-83488
This specification establishes the requirements for coating low alloy steel, stainless steel, aluminum alloy and titanium alloy parts with high purity aluminum (99 percent plus).
High Purity aluminum coatings shall be of the following classes, as specified (See 3.5 and 6.2):
Class 1 - 0.0010 inch thick (0.026 mm) (min)
Class 2 - 0.0005 inch thick (0.013 mm) (min)
Class 3 - 0.0003 inch thick (0.008 mm) (min).
High purity aluminum coatings shall be of the following types as specified (See 6.2):
Type I - as coated
Type II - with supplementary chromate treatment (See 3.4). Beneficial comments (recommendations, additions, deletions) and arty pertinent data which may be of use in improving this document should be addressed to: AFWAL/MLSE, Standardization Manager, WPAFB, OH 45433 by using the self-addressed Standardization Document Improvement Proposal (DD Form 1426) appearing at the end of this document or by letter.