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Chrome over nickel intermediate base


 

How is chrome plating on a nickel intermediate base over a steel base compared to chrome plating on a steel base directly.

Nagahari
- Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India


 

Your question is in reference to hard (engineered) chrome plating? Please post your real-world situation, rather than a hypothetical. Thanks.

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Ted Mooney, P.E. RET
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Pine Beach, New Jersey


Depending on thickness of each, it would be more corrosion resistant over the nickel. Possibly a tiny bit brighter because nickel has some leveling effect.

James Watts
- Navarre, Florida



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