Nickel Brush Plating Solution

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Nickel Brush Plating Solution is mainly used for plating a barrier layer when plating on copper and copper containing alloys. It can also be used as a decorative finish by itself.

3 – 4 volts.


HS Code: 3824 99 70

Our Nickel Brush Plating Solution is ideal for plating a barrier layer between layers of gold plate and copper and copper containing alloys such as brass. If it is to be used as a barrier layer, please plate to at least 2 microns.  An alternative barrier layer could be our white bronze or our Palladium Brush or Tank Solution.

Our brush plating equipment is powered by our EasyPlater. It’s very straightforward to use, compact and lightweight.

Here’s a video showing you how to gold plate on aluminium using our nickel brush plating solution as a barrier layer;

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Features Application
Bright finish
  • Can be used as a barrier layer between copper and gold – very useful when plating on non-conductive surfaces. When used for this function, plate to at least a 2 microns thickness.
  • Once plated can be abraded to produce a scratched or ‘brush’ finish
  • Use the Carbon, Nickel or Platinum electrode



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Operating Conditions and Deposit Data

Voltage Range 3.0 – 4 volts
Temperature 18 – 40 °C
Nickel Concentration 74 g/l
Electrode Carbon, Nickel or Platinum (see notes)
Nickel content in plate 99.9% (balance carbon)
Plating Rate at (3.5 volts, Platinum electrode) Approx. 0.3 micron per minute (spot)
Hardness 630 – 640 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



  • We strongly advise against the use of stainless steel anodes for most of our plating processes
  • Plating rates are calculated over a sample area which is permanently covered by swab.
  • Nickel Brush Plating Solution plates a slightly whiter shade than Nickel Pen Plating Solution.

General guide;

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 £200
  • International orders usually 3-5 working days.

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