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Nickel Plating Services

A uniform thickness and smooth finish contribute to an aesthetically pleasing appearance and consistent protective qualities. We ensure our process results in materials that can withstand friction and abrasion for a longer lifespan. Trust our nickel plating service!

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A high-quality nickel-plated material effectively resists corrosion, safeguarding the underlying metal from environmental damage.

DEK produces top-quality nickel-plated materials that are versatile enough to be applied to various base metals and expand their usefulness across different industries. Consistent appearance, chemical stability, and reasonable electrical conductivity are also desirable features.

We ensure that our nickel-plated products resist tarnishing and discoloration, as well as withstand exposure to different substances without degradation. We also strictly ensure that the plated layer adheres firmly to the base metal, ensuring durability and minimizing the risk of peeling or flaking. DEK uses advanced technology for efficient and precise nickel plating processes.

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What’s Nickel Plating?

Nickel plating involves immersing a metal object (usually made of copper, brass, or steel) into a solution containing nickel salts. An electrical current is then applied, creating a reaction that deposits a layer of nickel onto the object's surface.

This process is known as electroplating. The thickness of the nickel layer can be controlled during the plating process, and the properties of the plated item can be customized to specific requirements. Nickel plating serves both functional and aesthetic purposes in various industrial applications.

Advantages of Nickel Plating

  • Corrosion resistance
  • Wear resistance
  • Decorative finish
  • Hardness improvement
  • Solderability
  • Attractive, shiny appearance

Design Considerations for Nickel Plating

  • Substrate material compatibility
  • Surface cleanliness and preparation
  • Thickness requirements for nickel plating
  • Current density for uniform plating
  • Composition and maintenance of plating bath
  • Temperature control during the plating process
  • Adherence to environmental regulations
  • Proper waste disposal measures


Nickel Plating FAQs

Nickel plating can last for many years, with durability depending on factors like usage, environment, and proper maintenance.
To prevent nickel plating from tarnishing, regular cleaning with a mild detergent and soft cloth is recommended. Avoid abrasive cleaners to maintain the finish.
Vinegar is not recommended for removing nickel plating, as it can be abrasive and potentially damage the surface. Use appropriate cleaning agents.
Nickel plating typically does not crack if applied correctly. Proper preparation, cleaning, and application processes are important to prevent potential issues.
Nickel plating thickness varies based on the application, ranging from micro-inches to thicker coatings measured in mils. The thickness is determined by the specific requirements and industry standards.

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