In today’s market, automotive manufacturers are striving to increase the longevity of their products. One way that they accomplish this objective is by improving the finish applied to their parts. At DeKalb Metal Finishing, we offer our customers products that increase corrosion protection and functional longevity. Zinc nickel plating is one of the finishes that does this the best.
Zinc and Nickel
For centuries, the use of zinc as a protective coating was common. The result was not only an increase in corrosion resistance but also a product with a longer life cycle.
With the addition of nickel, the new metal alloy greatly increased performance capabilities. This zinc nickel alloy greatly improves corrosion resistance, provides galvanic corrosion resistance and offers good adhesive characteristics for rubber to metal bonding. Overall, zinc nickel plating is an efficient and economical coating for with many practical uses.
Applications of Zinc Nickel Electroplating
Zinc nickel electroplating is a favorite of many industries. The list includes:
- Electrical Transmission
- Lawn and garden
- Military/Defense Industry (as a cadmium replacement)
Today, the market continues to grow indicating its functional worth.
Zinc Nickel Plating from DeKalb Metal Finishing
Manufacturers rely on DeKalb Metal Finishing to properly prepare and plate their components. We offer both zinc and zinc nickel plating to ensure components receive the corrosion protection required by the customer. Our staff of trained technicians is always ready to help you find the best solution to your electroplating problems. Contact us about how we can work with you – even when the specifications require something innovative and unique, to achieve your company’s goals within budget and on time.