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Component Sizes that fit our Electroless Plating Process


Large Part Electroless Nickel Plating

Electro-Coatings: The First Commercial Electroless Nickel Plater in the United States

Electro-Coatings is the industry’s leading Kanigen® technical expert, and the master licensor for all Kanigen® electroless nickel plating applicators across the world. We provide the best plating option for large parts using an electroless nickel process, and facilities that can handle parts up to 35 feet long, 20 tons in weight and 12 feet in diameter. Our mission is to be the company you can depend on for all of your surface finishing requirements. If you need plating on parts outside of our please give us a call and we will do our best to tell you “Yes We Can”.

For more than five decades, Electro-Coatings’ Kanigen® Electroless Nickel Plating Process has been the leading solution for companies seeking corrosion, wear, hardness, appearance, abrasion, lubricity and dimensional improvements to their products. Kanigen® Electroless Nickel Plate has a dimensionally uniform thickness to within 50 millionths of an inch. Its formulation and processing controls guarantee exceptionally reliable and uniform properties for corrosion resistance, tension, adhesion, ductility and other critical coating properties making it the best plating option when compared to other nickel plating processes.

The Best Electroless Nickel Plating in the Industry

Kanigen® has been evolving and improving since its initial development in the 1950s. It was created in order to provide surface benefits, such as corrosion resistance, reduced friction, and increased hardness. Its first use was to provide a corrosion resistant coating to the interior of railroad tank cars. Other brands have entered into the electroless nickel marketplace, but Kanigen® continues to be the industry’s most reliable option for improving the properties and performance of their metal components.

Features and Benifits

  • Uniform thickness up to .00005 minimum thickness
    (machining can be completed prior to coating)
  • Highly adhesive and solderable
  • Very smooth and wear resistant
  • Outstanding resistance to corrosion
  • Hardness equal to hard chrome and greater than electrolytic nickel

Applicable Substrates

  • Iron
  • Nickel
  • Brass
  • Steel
  • Copper
  • Aluminum
  • Stainless Steel
  • Beryllium