What are the thicknesses for your finishes?

Need to know how much additional thickness our finishes will add to the surface of your parts? You’ve come to the right place!

Sulfuric Anodizing

Anodizing finishes

Type II, Class II (red, gold, blue, clear, and black finishes)

  • typically adds ~0.0002”-0.0009” per side
    • Type II anodizing adds ~0.0004”-0.0018” to the overall thickness of your parts

Chloride Rack Zinc Electroplating

Zinc finishes

Black, Yellow, and Clear Zinc finishes

  • typically adds ~0.0003” per side
    • zinc plating adds ~0.0006″ to the overall thickness of your parts

Bright Electrolytic Nickel Plating

Nickel finish

Clear Nickel finish

  • typically adds ~0.0002” per side
    • nickel plating adds ~0.0004″ to the overall thickness of your parts

Powder Coating

Powder coating finishes

Red, yellow, green, black, and white finishes

  • typically adds ~0.002″-0.005” per side
    • powder coating adds ~0.004″-0.01” to the overall thickness of your parts

For more details about our finish thicknesses and specifications, please check out our anodizing, plating, and powder coating guidelines pages!

In Summary

How much thickness is added by your finishing services?

Type II Anodizing adds ~0.0004”-0.0018” to the overall thickness of your parts
Zinc plating adds ~0.0006″ to the overall thickness of your parts
Nickel plating adds ~0.0004″ to the overall thickness of your parts
Powder coating adds ~0.004″-0.01” to the overall thickness of your parts

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We proudly use hardware by PEM

Flush Standoff, 4-40, .250" Zinc plus Clear Chromate

Aluminum: 5052, 6061, 7075 Steel: Mild, G30

SKUSO-440-8
Thread Size4-40 x .250″
Hole size in sheet (+0.003/-.0.000).168″
Minimum sheet thickness0.040″
Maximum sheet thickness.125″
Fastener materialSteel
Minimum distance hole C/L to edge0.230″
When determining the distance between two or more fasteners, you can calculate the distance by the formula, C/L to edge + 1/2 the diameter of the second mounting hole..345″
Recommended panel materialSteel/Aluminum
Coating typeZinc
Length.250″
Aluminum material ranges (5052, 6061, 7075)0.040″-0.125″
Steel material ranges (CRS, HRPO, HR)0.048″-0.119″

We proudly use hardware by PEM

Flush Standoff, 4-40, .250" Passivated

Stainless Steel: 304, 316

SKUSO4-440-8
Thread Size440
Hole size in sheet (+0.003/-.0.000).166″
Minimum sheet thickness0.04″
Maximum sheet thickness.125″
Fastener material400 Stainless Steel
Minimum distance hole C/L to edge0.230″
When determining the distance between two or more fasteners, you can calculate the distance by the formula, C/L to edge + 1/2 the diameter of the second mounting hole. Example shown with x2 of the same hardware..313″
Recommended panel materialStainless Steel
Coating typePassivated
Length.250″
304 Stainless Steel material ranges0.048″-0.125″
316 Stainless Steel material ranges0.060″-0.125″