The Electroless Nickel Phenomenon

By Doug Trageser In my 30 years of selling in the metal finishing industry, I have seen many changes and improvements to processes that have benefited the companies that sell and apply those processes to finished goods.  The process that I believe has improved the most in that time is the electroless nickel (EN) plating process. Early in my career in the mid 1980’s, a handful of plating shops were applying electroless nickel, but they were few and far between.  The technology was not as well understood then, as there was not nearly as much published literature on the subject as there is … [Read more...]