What is the difference between medium and high phosphorous electroless nickel plating?


What is the difference between medium and high phosphorous electroless nickel plating?

Electroless nickel plating provides excellent wear, corrosion and chemical resistance for a wide range of metals, including; aluminium, copper, stainless metals, zinc and titanium.

As a process it is widely used in automotive, oil and gas and precision engineering applications to name but a few. The versatility of electroless nickel plating is great and our technical team regularly work with customers to tailor the process to a specific substrate and application in order to provide the optimum end product.

You may have heard of different phosphorous levels, such as medium and high but what does that mean and how do they differ?

High Phosphorous: Offers outstanding chemical and corrosion resistance, providing a pore-free barrier to protect the underlying material.

Medium Phosphorous: The best choice when wear as well as corrosion resistance is required. At Surface Technology we are able to post heat treat medium phosphorous electroless nickel plating materials to provide hardness to a maximum of 1,100Hv.

Contact us now to discuss your requirements and find out what our electroless nickel plating services can do for you.

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