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How to prevent black anode film when black nickel plating


Dear sir,

I am doing black nickel plating from cyanide bath. After the plating, black film was formed on anode. How to prevent the black film formation.

V.Thanga Raj
National Institute of Technology Karnataka - Mangalore, Karnataka, India


Use Pulse plating.

Khozem Vahaanwala
Khozem Vahaanwala
Saify Ind supporting advertiser
Bangalore, Karnataka, India

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Hi Mr Vahanwala,

I won't think a guy from institute can understand your one word answer.

Kindly elaborate.


- Singapore


I don't know much about black nickel plating. What is your anode made of. If it is nickel and dissolves, some residue on the anode would be normal.

Don Piett
- Thompson, Manitoba, Canada


I have used nickel anode only.

- Karnataka, India

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