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topic 4475

Which Nickel For Severe Service


For reference sake, I would like to know the advantages or disadvantages including cost factors of several types of nickel plating baths and their typical uses and why.

Watts 2.2ph & 5.2ph, Electroless and Sulfamate

The ultimate question is which of the above has the best adhesion to mild steels and SS and with the greatest hardness factor for severe service use

I know this is a rather broad question but any comments would be appreciated

Michael Steven's
- Warwick NY USA


316 is rc 4 to 5? with .003 enp you get 70. Good for friction and travel.

Mark Elliott
AES - Houston, Texas

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