Nickel

Nickel Plating

Nickel Plating is one of the most popular and versatile finishes available.  It is a metal that is very resistant to corrosion and provides a tough, durable and ductile coating. The appearance of nickel can vary from dull to very high luster depending on the need.  Different formulations of the plating bath will produce a deposit having a definite type of use. 

Nickel Plating Offered:

  • Sulfamate (Engineering)
  • Semi-Bright
  • Bright

Benifits of Sulfamate Nickel (Engineering)

  • Ductile (low stress)
  • Used to aid in brazing and Soldering
  • Easy to Machine
  • High Corrosion Resistance
  • Dull Appearance
  • Electro-Forming

Benefits  of Semi-Bright Nickel

  • Ductile (Low Stress)
  • High Corrosion Resistance
  • Semi-Bright Appearance
  • Easily Polished to a mirror finish
  • Deposited under bright nickel when applying the duplex nickel finish.

Benefits of Bright Nickel

  • Brittle
  • Corrosion resistant especially when used in combination with semi-bright nickel.
  • Harder coating than Sulfamate or Semi-Bright
  • Bright Appearance


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