Q. Can one apply electroless nickel over a tungsten metal matrix? S.T.
A. There are a couple of different procedures for doing this that are found in the plating literature. One such procedure is outlined in the book Electroless Plating – Fundamentals and Applications (1990), edited by Glenn O. Mallory and Juan B. Hadju.
The general procedure is as follows:
*A Wood’s nickel strike may be substituted in some cases.