finishing.com -- The Home Page of the Finishing Industry

HomeFAQsSuggested
Books
Help
Wanteds
Advertise
on this site
FORUM
current topics
Live! From beautiful Pine Beach New Jersey: Welcome to the world's most popular metal finishing website

topic 18432

Nikasil plating of shafts


2002

I am interested in the NiKaSil plating of aluminum shafts, but I am having trouble locating any information or supplier that can do that. Can anyone tell me if this is done on a production scale and whether OD honing after coating is feasible? To make it more difficult, the 55.0 mm shafts have 2 spokes (spaced 180 deg) so shafts must be plated (and honed) between spokes only. Is this feasible?

Andrew Deck
- Rochester, Michigan


2002

The finish you are looking for, I believe, is Nikasil, which is a nickel plating process that co-deposits particulates of silicon carbide at the same time from the same bath. It is regularly applied to engine components and can certainly be honed to size post-plate. Good luck!

milt stevenson jr.
Milt Stevenson, Jr.
Anoplate Corporation
supporting advertiser 
Syracuse, New York

Anoplate banner



If you have a question in mind which seems off topic, please Search the Site

ADD a Q, A, or Comment on THIS topic START an UNRELATED topicView CURRENT HOT TOPICS

Disclaimer: It's not possible to diagnose a finishing problem or the hazards of an operation via these pages. All information presented is for general reference and does not represent a professional opinion nor the policy of an author's employer. The internet is largely anonymous & unvetted; some names may be fictitious and some recommendations may be deliberately harmful.

  If you need a product/service, please check these Directories:

JobshopsCapital Equip. & Install'nChemicals & Consumables Consult'g, Train'g, SoftwareEnvironmental ComplianceTesting Svcs. & Devices


©1995-2019 finishing.com, Inc., Pine Beach, NJ   -   About finishing.com   -  Privacy Policy
How Google uses data when you visit this site.