Wood’s Nickel Strike
When I look in the literature or talk with other platers, I am told that Wood’s nickel is an easy bath to use and shouldn’t cause any problems. Generally, that seems to be the case, but is there any place I can get additional information about the strike bath?
Q. Everybody talks about the Wood’s nickel strike prior to plating of materials like stainless steel or other hard to plate substrates. Our plating shop uses Wood’s nickel for such purposes.
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