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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.

Temperature (°C)AerationDuration of Test (weeks)Corrosion rate in µm/yearCorrosion rate in m/year
Acetone20without30.0750.0029
Acertylene bromide20without300
Ethanol20without240.16.006
Aluminium sulphate (saturated solution)20without46.50.255
Ammonium chloride in: 30% ammonium hydroxide, saturated 30% ammonium hydroxide20without16 45.8 58.4
Ammioniacal Ammonium nitrate solution20without167.90.311
Ammonium phosphate20without2418.00.708
Ammonium sulphate, saturated solution as 5% solution20 20without with20 81.27 30.20.050 1.188
Amylacetate20without240.050.002
Amyl alcohol20without2400
Amyl chloride20without240.330.013
Aniline hydrochloride (saturated solution)20without1611.90.469
Gasoline20without40.560.022
Bifluoride 25%22without 431.817
Bicarbonate22without 279.411
Benzene20without2400
Beer20without45.50.216
Borax (saturated solution)20without323.00.118
Boric acid20without813.40.528
Calcium chloride as 48.5% solution as 48.5% solution20without with32 320.2 1.00.007
Chlorine water20without40.450.018
Dibutylphthalate20without80.150.005
Diphenyl, molten71without80.230.009
Acetic acid 5% Acetic acid 5%20without with420 1510.787 5.954
Formaldeyhde20without163.80.149
Hydroxide22without 203.28
Nirate, 50%22without 279.411
Phosphate 38%22without 1275
Sulfate 4%22without 101.64
Apple Juice22without 30.481.2
Beef Stew2without 15.240.6
Benzotrichloride40without 152.46
Benzoyl chloride40without 12.70.5
Brine 2% Cl- 1,000 psi CO2200without 50.82
Nitrate 50%22without 5.080.2
Sulfate22without 5.080.4
Chromic acid 62%22without 89935
Coca Cola2without 30.481.2
Coffee95without 152.46
Corn syrup22without 17.780.7
Hydrofluoric acid 10%22without 812.832
Lead aceyate 36%22without 152.46
Phosphoric acid 10% 50% 75% 85%22 22 40 22508 330.2 482.6 50.820 13 19 2
Phosphorus oxychloride40without 63.52.5
Picric acid22without 355.614
Ferricyanide22without 50.82
Sauerkraut22without 101.64
Sea water22with 38.11.5
Tannic acid 50%22without 22.860.9
Thionyl chloride40without 63.52.5
Zinc chloride 81%22without 228.69
Zinc sulate 50%22without 76.23
Vinegar22without 355.614
Photographic developer20without400
Tannic acid solution20without31.220.048
Glucose20without1600
Urea (25% solution)20without161.140.044
Wood oil (puriified)20without320.430.016
Cresol (technical grade)20without160.050.001
Methanol20without2400
Lactic acid (80%)20 20without with32 81.32 17.880.051 0.703
Sodium carbonate solution (10%)20without400
Sodium cyanide solution 5%20without413.20.519
Sodium hydrogen sulphine (40% solution)20with20slight weight gainslight weight gain
Sodium Hydroxide 10% solution 72% solution20 115without without4 160 1.750 0.068
Soduim hyposulphite20without400
Wetting agent solution20without40.940.037
Oleic acid20without100.300.011
Orange Juice (concentrated)20without40.330.012
Petroleum (purified)20without300
Crude oil20without20.025.0009
HCI at pH: 1.5 1.5 3.5 3.5 4.0 4.020 20 20 20 20 20without with without with without with4 4 4 4 4 1031.75 135.1 1.9 10.4 1.37 3.271.25 5.318 0.074 0.409 0.053 0.128
Carbon disulphide20without2100
Sulphuric acid: 1% solution 5% solution20 20without without4 128.4 30.21.118 1.188
Stearic acid70without40.500.019
Carbon tetrachloride20without320.130.005
Water: (deminerialised) (deminerialised)20 20without with12 120.51 0.510.020 0.020
Water: (deminerialised) (deminerialised)49 82without without12 120.30 slight weight gain0.012 slight weight gain
Water (distilled)20without40.740.029
Citric acid: 5% solution 5% solution20 20without with16 80.84 1.90.033 0.074
Lemon juice: canned + 0.1% Na benzoate20 20without with4 3.35.84 23.10.229 0.909

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