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Electroless Nickel Data for Corrosion Resistance

Electro-Coatings provides electroless nickel plating services for corrosion resistance. Discover the corrosion rates per medium, tested in specific temperatures over time. With electroless nickel plating, your metals will be better protected against corrosion and will maintain precise performance standards. If you have general questions regarding corrosion resistance or for your specific application, please contact our electroless nickel specialists.

MediumTemperature
(°C)
AerationDuration of Test (weeks)Corrosion rate in µm/yearCorrosion rate in m/year
Acetone 20 without 3 0.075 0.0029
Acertylene bromide 20 without 3 0 0
Ethanol 20 without 24 0.16 .006
Aluminium sulphate
(saturated solution)
20 without 4 6.5 0.255
Ammonium chloride in:
30% ammonium hydroxide, saturated
30% ammonium hydroxide

20
20

without
without

16
4

5.8 
58.4

0.228
2.299
Ammioniacal Ammonium
nitrate solution

20

without

16

7.9

0.311
Ammonium phosphate 20 without 24 18.0 0.708
Ammonium sulphate,
saturated solution
as 5% solution

20
20

without
with

20
8

1.27
30.2

0.050
1.188
Amylacetate 20 without 24 0.05 0.002
Amyl alcohol 20 without 24 0 0
Amyl chloride 20 without 24 0.33 0.013
Aniline hydrochloride
(saturated solution)

20

without

16

11.9

0.469
Gasoline 20 without 4 0.56 0.022
Bifluoride 25% 22 without   431.8 17
Bicarbonate 22 without   279.4 11
Benzene 20 without 24 0 0
Beer 20 without 4 5.5 0.216
Borax (saturated solution) 20 without 32 3.0 0.118
Boric acid 20 without 8 13.4 0.528
Calcium chloride
as 48.5% solution
as 48.5% solution

20
20

without
with

32
32

0.2
1.0

0.007
Chlorine water 20 without 4 0.45 0.018
Dibutylphthalate 20 without 8 0.15 0.005
Diphenyl, molten 71 without 8 0.23 0.009
Acetic acid 5%
Acetic acid 5%
20 without 
with
4 20
151
0.787
5.954
Formaldeyhde 20 without 16 3.8 0.149
Hydroxide 22 without   203.2 8
Nirate, 50% 22 without   279.4 11
Phosphate 38% 22 without   127 5
Sulfate 4% 22 without   101.6 4
Apple Juice 22 without   30.48 1.2
Beef Stew 2 without   15.24 0.6
Benzotrichloride 40 without   152.4 6
Benzoyl chloride 40 without   12.7 0.5
Brine 2% Cl- 1,000 psi CO2 200 without   50.8 2
Nitrate 50% 22 without   5.08 0.2
Sulfate 22 without   5.08 0.4
Chromic acid 62% 22 without   899 35
Coca Cola 2 without   30.48 1.2
Coffee 95 without   152.4 6
Corn syrup 22 without   17.78 0.7
Hydrofluoric acid 10% 22 without   812.8 32
Lead aceyate 36% 22 without   152.4 6
Phosphoric acid
10%
50%
75%
85%

22
22
40
22
   
508
330.2
482.6
50.8

20
13
19
2
Phosphorus oxychloride 40 without   63.5 2.5
Picric acid 22 without   355.6 14
Ferricyanide 22 without   50.8 2
Sauerkraut 22 without   101.6 4
Sea water 22 with   38.1 1.5
Tannic acid 50% 22 without   22.86 0.9
Thionyl chloride 40 without   63.5 2.5
Zinc chloride 81% 22 without   228.6 9
Zinc sulate 50% 22 without   76.2 3
Vinegar 22 without   355.6 14
Photographic developer 20 without 4 0 0
Tannic acid solution 20 without 3 1.22 0.048
Glucose 20 without 16 0 0
Urea (25% solution) 20 without 16 1.14 0.044
Wood oil (puriified) 20 without 32 0.43 0.016
Cresol (technical grade) 20 without 16 0.05 0.001
Methanol 20 without 24 0 0
Lactic acid (80%) 20
20
without
with
32
8
1.32
17.88
0.051
0.703
Sodium carbonate solution (10%) 20 without 4 0 0
Sodium cyanide solution 5% 20 without 4 13.2 0.519
Sodium hydrogen sulphine
(40% solution)
20 with 20 slight weight gain slight weight gain
Sodium Hydroxide
10% solution
72% solution

20
115

without
without

4
16

0
1.75

0
0.068
Soduim hyposulphite 20 without 4 0 0
Wetting agent solution 20 without 4 0.94 0.037
Oleic acid 20 without 10 0.30 0.011
Orange Juice
(concentrated)

20

without

4

0.33

0.012
Petroleum (purified) 20 without 3 0 0
Crude oil 20 without 2 0.025 .0009
HCI at pH:
1.5
1.5
3.5
3.5
4.0
4.0

20
20
20
20
20
20

without
with
without
with
without
with

4
4
4
4
4
10

31.75
135.1
1.9
10.4
1.37
3.27

1.25
5.318
0.074
0.409
0.053
0.128
Carbon disulphide 20 without 21 0 0
Sulphuric acid:
1% solution
5% solution

20
20

without
without

4
1

28.4
30.2

1.118
1.188
Stearic acid 70 without 4 0.50 0.019
Carbon tetrachloride 20 without 32 0.13 0.005
Water:
(deminerialised)
(deminerialised)

20
20

without
with

12
12

0.51
0.51

0.020
0.020
Water:
(deminerialised)
(deminerialised)

49
82

without
without

12
12

0.30
slight weight gain

0.012
slight weight gain
Water (distilled) 20 without 4 0.74 0.029
Citric acid: 
5% solution
5% solution

20
20

without
with

16
8

0.84
1.9

0.033
0.074
Lemon juice:
canned
+ 0.1% Na benzoate

20
20

without
with

4
3.3

5.84
23.1

0.229
0.909