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Electrolytic Nickel

Nickel Sulfamate Electrolytic Plating

Nickel Sulfamate is applied to a substrate using electrodeposition, which simply means that an electrical current is used to bond the plating material to an object. Engineers use this process because Nickel Sulfamate solutions produce a 99.9% pure Nickel deposit onto the metal surface. The Nickel surface coating provides lubricity, corrosion resistance, durability, and strength. It is also minimally stressed, perfect for parts that will be bent or flexed.

Features & Benefits of Nickel Sulfamate Plating

  • Heat resistant up to 1000°C (1832°F)
  • Excellent corrosion protection
  • Enhanced sliding wear resistance
  • High Ductility
  • Superior bond strength to base metal

Nickel Sulfamate is primarily used as a barrier coating under hard chrome to create the ultimate wear and corrosion resistant coating.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What applications use Nickel Sulfamate?

US Chrome plates a variety of applications within the medical, military and semiconductor industries, where parts require corrosion protection, high heat mitigation, and wear resistance.

How is nickel Sulfamate plated onto parts?

The nickel sulfamate plating process is electrolytic, meaning that the surface finish is applied to a part through a chemical bath that is electrically charged. The process starts with parts being submerged into a nickel sulfamate solution. Once the parts are in this solution, a direct current is sent through, reducing the nickel ions to nickel metal at the surface of the part. The thickness of the nickel layer is dependent on the amount of time the part is plated for and the electrical current density used.

Does U.S. Chrome Offer Nickel Sulfamate Plating Near Me?

U.S. Chrome offers nickel sulfamate plating at our Illinois location. Each facility is strategically located for fast and efficient delivery to anywhere in America and across the globe.

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We’re confident US Chrome will be your best option for your electrolytic nickel plating applications because of our engineering approach, exceptional customer service, and regional locations. Contact us with your questions or coating challenges.

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