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U. S. Chrome brings cutting edge industry news directly to you. As your premier resource, we believe in delivering you the latest information on upcoming events, awards, product press releases, innovative industry advancements and much more! With U. S. Chrome you’re the first to hear of exciting industry news. Check back often as our cylinder plating specialists are constantly updating our news section.

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Cylinder Plating Shop Congratulates Minnesota Cup Winner Dean Shroeder and Team

Our Snowmobile Cylinder Plating and Repair Specialists Congratulate Dean Shroeder and His Team for Winning the 2014 Minnesota Cup U.S. Chrome's snowmobile cylinder plating and repair specialists would like to formally congratulate American snowmobiler Dean Shroeder, a longtime U.S. Chrome customer, and his team on an OUTSTANDING weekend at the 2014 Hay Days Snowmobile Grass Drags. This monumental event takes place in North Branch, Minnesota and is revered as the world's largest snowmobile event. Hundreds of snowmobile racers from across the U.S., Canada and Europe compete in this elite event. This year Dean Shroeder and his team were the overall Points Champions and the Winners of the 2014 Minnesota Cup. The team placed first in the 500 Open mod, 500 Heavy Mod, 700 Open mod, 700 Heavy Mod, 800 Open Mod and 800 Heavy Mod. Contact our snowmobile cylinder plating and repair specialists today for more information on our snowmobile cylinder services or fill out our cylinder services ord… Read the entire Article

Cylinder Plating Company Returns to NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

U.S. Chrome Returns to NASCAR Sprint Cup Series September 21st in Loudon, New Hampshire This year our world-renowned cylinder plating company returns to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. The Sprint Cup is considered the top racing series of NASCAR. This famed race takes place September 21st, 2014 in Loudon, New Hampshire. The Speedway race track is comprised of a paved surface. The track distance is 1.06 miles. Although we support all racers, we're especially pulling for American stock car racing driver, Timmy Hill in the Go Fas #32 Ford Fusion. Timmy Hill of Port Tobacco, Maryland is the son of former NASCAR driver Jerry Hill. Timmy has one several racing championships including the World Karting Association Championships, the Concord Speedway Winter Championships, the Allison Legacy Series, the ARCA Racing Series and more! As the 2011 NASCAR Nationwide Series Rookie of the Year, Hill has also placed top ten in a number of other NASCAR races. Contact our race car cylinder plating specia… Read the entire Article

Cylinder Plating Shop to be Featured at 2014 American International Motorcycle Expo

Motorcycle Cylinder Experts from U.S. Chrome and Line 2 Line Piston Coatings Exhibiting at American International Motorcycle Expo in Orlando Oct 16th-19th U. S. Chrome’s cylinder plating shop, along with Line 2 Line Piston Coatings, is being featured at the American International Motorcycle Expo at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida Oct 16th through Oct 19th, 2014. This huge powersports event is revered as a mecca for the trade industry, the public and the media. The 2014 AIMExpo is set to have more than 300 exhibitors, including U.S. Chrome and Line 2 Line Piston Coatings. Come see us at Booth 913 and discover the latest in performance enhancements from your trusted industry leaders and trade innovators. AIMExpo is open to credentialed trade and media professionals only on Oct 16th-17th. The expo is open to the general public Oct 18th-19th. See 2014 AIMExpo hours below. Visit for more details on this can’t-miss powersports event! … Read the entire Article

Cylinder Plating Professionals Featured at 2014 Eagle River, WI Snowmobile Vintage World Championship

Snowmobile Cylinder Repair and Plating Shop Showcased at World Championship Snowmobile Racetrack in Eagle River, WI U. S. Chrome’s snowmobile cylinder repair and plating professionals will be featured at the 51st World Championship Snowmobile Derby in Eagle River, WI. This event is the largest vintage snowmobile race in the world! U. S. Chrome’s snowmobile cylinder plating and repair specialists will be at the 2014 World Championship Snowmobile Derby from January 10th through January 12th. Among other things, our snowmobile cylinder repair and plating professionals will be explaining how NiCom™ plating enhances snowmobile speed and performance, as well as the differences between NiCom™ and Nikasil plating. U. S. Chrome’s snowmobile cylinder plating and repair specialists are honored to be a part of such a legendary event. Every year during this famous snowmobile event, the Amsoil Eagle River Derby Track is packed with 30,000 spectators and is graced by s… Read the entire Article

Cylinder Plating Specialists Highlighted at 2013 Snowmobile Show in Michigan

Renowned Chrome Plating Shop Exhibited at 2013 Michigan Snowmobile Show and Sale U. S. Chrome’s plating professionals will be exhibited at the 2013 Snowmobile Show and Sale in Novi, Michigan. This snowmobile spectacular will be held at the Suburban Collection Showplace Nov 1st-3rd. This huge snowmobile event will stretch across 214,000 square feet of indoor exhibit space. The industry’s biggest icons will be represented at this event including Yamaha, Arctic Cat, Polaris and Ski-Doo. This 2013 snowmobile show will have huge deals on snowmobiles, accessories, gear and trailers, plus huge factory displays and the new 2014 line-up. The 2013 Snowmobile Show and Sale in Michigan will take place Fri 5pm-10pm, Sat 10am-8pm and Sun 10am-4pm. Tickets for adults are only $10 and children under 12 get in for free! Visit for additional details. Don’t miss this incredible snowmobile event! Get all your snowmobile stuff in one place while checking out the i… Read the entire Article

U. S. Chrome to be Featured at Milwaukee Snowmobile USA Show and Sale

Cylinder Plating Specialists Showcased at Famous Snowmobile Exhibition U. S. Chrome’s cylinder plating specialists will be featured at the Milwaukee Snowmobile USA Show and Sale on October 18-20th, 2013. This indoor snowmobile show fills over 170,000 square feet of indoor exhibition space and includes outdoor space for the snowmobile swap meet. The world’s most famous snowmobile brands will be represented at this exhibition, including Arctic Cat, Polaris, Yamaha and Ski-Doo. Vendors from all around the world will be racing to this unique exhibition. There will be huge factory displays, the new 2014 line-up and amazing deals on snowmobile gear, accessories, destinations and much more! This Milwaukee snowmobile exhibition will be held at the State Fair Expo Center. The famous snowmobile event kicks off on Friday Oct 18th and runs until Sun Oct 20th. Tickets are only $10 and children under the age of 12 are free! Visit for more details. Every year, tho… Read the entire Article

U.S. Chrome Helps Mercury Racing Raise the Bar by Unlining the Block

NiCom-Plated Cylinder Bores on QC4v Race Engine Enables HP Boost from 1350 to 1650 Case History: Mercury Racing 1650 HP  The need for speed in offshore powerboat racing is beyond obvious, but breaking barriers is easier said than done. The engineers at Mercury Racing (Fond du Lac, WI) wanted to create the world’s most powerful recreational inboard marine engine, setting a goal of 1350 HP. In the process, they exceeded their own expectations and developed the 1650 Race Sterndrive, a state-of-the-art, turbo-charged, 32 valve V-8 engine which runs on pure 112 Octane plus race gas. It is the most powerful production engine Mercury Racing has ever offered. Critical to achieving this breakthrough was collaboration with U.S. Chrome’s Wisconsin cylinder plating team on a “linerless” engine block maximizing displacement in all eight cylinder bores. Typical boat racing engine designs call for iron lining of the bores, but U.S. Chrome felt performance could be achi… Read the entire Article


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