DCX Chrome, a wholly owned subsidiary of Delachaux group, is the leading producer of aluminothermic chrome metal.
Driven by a continuous focus on quality, service and innovation, DCX Chrome has been producing high quality material for over 80 years
We are the precursor in the development of high purity degassed chrome metal – DDB, originally patented by DCX Chrome - Delachaux.
We also have an unparalleled expertise and know-how in chrome metal powders, using unique grinding technologies.
Based in France, we are a major supplier of chrome metal to the superalloy, special steel, hard-facing, welding, powder metallurgy and aluminium industries, and supply customers worldwide.
DCX Chrome is certified ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001.
Clarence Leon Delachaux started an industrial company dedicated to the tramway, developing an aluminothermic welding process for rail tracks.
Delachaux starts producing chrome metal in Gennevilliers, close to Paris, France
Delachaux starts supplying chrome metal to the Defense Logistics Agency (USA Stockpile)
Delachaux Metal Inc., an Ohio-based USA subsidiary for warehousing and supplies of chrome metal to the USA market, is founded
Delachaux initiates production of patented DDB (double degassed briquettes)
Relocation of our production facilities to Marly (Northern France) to increase production capacity to 12,000 tons/year
In-house valorization of chrome metal by-product : chrome alumina
Delachaux Metals Division is renamed DCX Chrome (Delachaux Group)
DDB - High purity grade
Chrome metal powder
Chrome nitride powders are also available for welding applications.
Chrome alumina is a very hard aggregate, with no free silica. It is resistant to high temperatures and thermal shocks, and has high erosion and abrasion resistance properties.
- DCX Chrome SAS – Delachaux group
- Immeuble West Plaza
- 9 rue du Debarcadere, 92707 Colombes Cedex, France
- Phone +33 1 46 88 15 00
- Production site
- 68, rue Jean Jaures, 59770 Marly, France
- Phone +33 3 27 20 07 77
- USA - Delachaux Metal Inc.
- 26 Interstate Drive - P.O. BOX 69, Napoleon, Ohio 43545, USA
- Phone 631-673-0212