What Are the Benefits of Zinc Nickel Plating?

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Iron and steel metals, despite their strength, are prone to oxidization (rust formation). As rust sets in, the metals corrode, fatigue, and break down. To slow the oxidation process and make the metal parts last longer, zinc is used as an agent to coat them. In fact, almost half of all the zinc mined is…

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What Is Metal Plating and How Does It Work?

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Metal parts are often prone to corrosion, mainly when used in an environment with a lot of moisture. However, by covering these metal parts with more noble metals such as nickel and zinc, these parts can last longer. The covering, also known as metal plating, creates a protective barrier. But how exactly does metal plating…

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