Nickel Pen Plating Solution

Nickel Pen Plating Solution

This solution has been formulated for use with our plating pen fitted with the Nickel Pen Electrode.
For more information, click on the tabs below.

2.0 – 2.5 volts


Nickel Pen Plating Solution 25ml £8.65 Stock: 9
Nickel Pen Plating Solution 50ml £14.23 Stock: 5

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example usage 1

For best results use our plating pen fitted with our nickel pen electrode. To purchase, please click HERE

Product Details

Features Application
Barrier Can be used as a barrier layer between copper and gold – especially useful when plating gold onto copper and its alloys including brass.
Hard Nickel plated with this solution exibits hardnesses in the range 680 – 850 MPa (Vickers)
Alternative Palladium is an excellent alternative to nickel especially for jewellery where the use of nickel is heavily restricted.



Tech Specs

Operating Conditions and Deposit Data

Voltage Range 2.0 – 2.5 volts
Temperature 18 – 25 °C
Electrode Use only the Nickel Pen Electrode
Nickel content in plate 99.9% (balance carbon)
Plating Rate Approx. 0.3 micron per minute (spot)
Hardness 680 – 850 MPa (Vickers)
Density of deposit 8.9 g/cm3
Stress High stress
Special storage requirements None
Shelf life Over 5 years
Health and Safety classification Harmful
Special considerations None
Transport (UN number) None: Not classified as dangerous for transport



  • This solution must only be used with the Nickel Pen Electrode.
  • Plating rates are calculated over a sample area which is permanently covered by swab.
  • If using a regulated power supply, set the maximum amps to 0.05 amps and use the voltage
    range quoted above.

Delivery Details

Postage Options;
      Certain small items, for example Swabs, Nibs and Plating Pens can be sent by normal post within the UK.
        • The courier option for UK deliveries is FedEx
        • Free UK mainland delivery available on orders over £100
        • International orders usually 3-5 working days.
For all price quotations for deliveries, please add your items to our shopping cart. You will be able to see the shipping costs in the 'Current shipping' box before checking out.
    For Special Orders outside the UK and the EU, please contact us.
Nickel Pen Plating Solution 25ml £8.65 Stock: 9
Nickel Pen Plating Solution 50ml £14.23 Stock: 5


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