ELECTROLESS NICKEL COMPONENT COATINGS
Electroless nickel coatings are used to protect metal components against wear and corrosion. Partial coatings can even be applied to selectively protect parts on the surface against wear and corrosion.
In contrast to nickel electroplating, electroless nickel coatings are applied in a non-electrical process, in which a nickel phosphorus layer is deposited onto the surface. The coatings produced in this way are characterized by:
- Good corrosion protection
- Absolute contour accuracy
- Tight tolerances
The coating is then heat treated to give the electroless nickel coating its ultimate hardness. It may reach 1100 HV, depending on the temperature and curing time.
Electroless nickel coatings with thicknesses up to 30 Ám are ideal for finishings dimensional corrections. The coating greatly improves the service lives of parts that come into contact with corrosive or abrasive fluids.
|Electroless nickel coatings offer wear and corrosion protection on components|