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Formaldehyde as nickel brightener
Q. Hello... Is FORMALDEHYDE harmful for bright nickel baths? Can we use it for brightener?
engineer - Istanbul, Besiktas, Turkey
A. Formaldehyde is not harmful for nickel plating solutions yet it cannot be used as a brightener.
chemical process supplier
July 20, 2011
A. Hi, cousin Ahmet. ASM Handbook Vol. 5 has an excellent chapter on nickel plating and the role of the various generic brighteners and addition agents.
Ted Mooney, P.E.
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