Nickel Strike

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Nickel Strike can be used for plating a key layer on to the more difficult-to-plate stainless steel alloys which will help the adhesion of subsequent plated layers.

Orders outside UK and EU

This plating solution cannot be purchased and shipped outside the UK and the EU because it’s part of our range of plating solutions which are regulated for transport.

You could substitute this with our Gold Flash Brush Plating Solution which can be shipped outside the UK and the EU. Details of this alternative product can be found by clicking on the link in the ‘Related Products’ section, below this panel.


HS Code: 3824 99 70

Our Nickel Strike has been developed to help when plating on to certain grades of Stainless Steel. A number of stainless steel alloys, especially the more non-corrosive or passive ones, can prove very difficult to plate, even when using our MPU process. Please note that there are still some stainless steel alloys that are extremely passive. In which case, Gold Strike solution may be a better alternative.

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

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Operating Conditions and Deposit Data

Voltage 3 – 3.5 volts
Temperature 14 – 25 °C
Electrode Nickel
Plating Rate at (3.5 volts, Platinum electrode) Approx. 0.3 micron per minute (spot)
Hardness 620 – 630 Hv
Density of deposit 8.9 g/cm3
Stress High stress
Special storage requirements None
Shelf life Over 2 years
Health and Safety classification Harmful
Special considerations Corrosive
Transport (UN number) 1789 PG. III


  • 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.

Some items are regulated for transport and can only be delivered to destinations in the UK and countries within the EU. Alternative or substitute products are detailed in the ‘Description’ tab of this tabbed panel or under Related Items below this tabbed panel.
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