FAQ

What can electroless nickel be used for?

Electroless nickel can be used for anything ranging from, but not limited to: Aircraft Hydraulic Pump Housings, Ice Cube Tray Molds, Foundry Patterns, Refurbished Aircraft/Aerospace Components,Advanced Alloy Technology, Alloy Spray Weld (Patent Pending).

 

What are the technical specifications of our electroless nickel?

Composition—Nickel 88-94%
Phosphorous 6-12%
Specific gravity — 7.9
Melting point — 1635° F (890°)
Adhesion to Steel — 30,000 to 60,000 p.s.i.
Hardness — as deposited — 500-600 Vickers (49 Rockwell C.)
Maximum Hardness — 1000-1100 Vickers Heat Treated (70 Rockwell C.)
Elongation — 2-6% Permanent Strain
Electrical Resistance — as Deposited — 60-75 Microhms/cm./cm.2
Thermal Conductivity — 0.01 cal./cm. Sec.°C
Coefficient of / 7.22 x 104 in./in../°F
Thermal Expansion: \ 13.0 x 106 cm./cm./°C
Internal Stress: — 15,000 to 40,000 p.s.i. — 10.8 to 28 kg/sq. Mm
Reflectivity — 45-50%

Learn more in our technical documents here.