Palladium activator

PD-1 is an acid palladium activator, which can be used in the activation process of copper and copper alloy workpiece before electroless nickel plating. PD-1 palladium activator has high activation speed, high impurity tolerance and long service life.

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Product Description

Product name: Palladium activator Packing specification: 5kg/barrel   25kg/barrel
Product appearance: Brown liquid Odor: Strong sour taste
Specific gravity: 1.03-1.05 Solubility in water: All dissolved
Storage: ventilated and dry place Shelf life: 2 years

Instructions for use

Pure water


37% hydrochloric acid

(analytical purity)


PD-1 palladium activator





2-5 seconds

Plating tank material


Ventilation system



Teflon heater, stainless steel heater wrapped in Teflon


Slight mechanical stirring(Cannot use air stirring)


Continuous filtration, using 20 micron PP filter element

Product features



Fast activation

Only need to soak for 2-5 seconds

to obtain a thin coating on the

copper surface, with high surface activity and easy nickel coating.





Uniform and good



The active film layer is very dense, thin and uniform, and has a good bonding force to copper and nickel.


Wide process range

and excellent


It is not only suitable for the activation process before electroless nickel plating on copper and copper alloys, but also for the activation process before electroless copper plating on nickel plating.





High tolerance to


The tolerance of copper ions is as high as 1000 ppm, the service life of the working fluid is long, and the discharge cost is saved.


High concentration

of palladium activator,

durable and affordable

Source manufacturer, concentrated type,less consumption.





Single additive, easy to

operate and manage


Making up and supplementing the use of

a single additive, easy to use and easy to manage.

Scope of application

About us

Qualification strength

R & D strength

Cooperation brand


1. Q: Do you make the products yourself? Are you a trader or a manufacturer?

A: Yes, the products are produced by our company. Our company is a manufacturer focusing on the R&D and manufacturing of environmental protection electroplating additives. Our factory has 5000 square meters with an annual capacity of 15000 tons.


2. Q: Can your company send samples for trial?

A: We can provide samples for trial.


3. Q: What is the quality of your products?

A: Our company all products core raw materials is used by Germany BASF, American Dow Chemical and other international brand products. The production process is strictly in accordance with the ISO9001 quality management system, from the incoming inspection, product inspection, according to the strict inspection standard, ensure that every drop of products qualified. Product quality you can rest assured, like BYD, Huawei, Foxconn such enterprises are also using our products.


4. Q: How long is the shelf life of your products?

A: The shelf life of our products is two years. If you do not use up the products within a short time after you buy them, we suggest you store them in a cool place, not in the sun or in a high temperature environment.


5. Q: Are your products environmentally safe?

A: Our products have passed the SGS test and are recognized as "Green and Environment-friendly Promotion Products". Many auto parts and electronic products which use our products can pass the strict environmental protection test when they are exported to Europe and America. Therefore, we can be trusted in terms of environmental protection and safety.


6. Q: Can your company provide technical services?

A: Yes, our company has a technical service team of more than 10 people. The technical engineers all have more than 20 years' experience in electroplating factory. They can provide customers with comprehensive technical of pre-sales and after sales.


7. Q: Is it possible to visit your company?

A: Yes, of course. You are very welcome! We can meet you at Jieyang airport, If you can come to our city. Also you can visit our factory through live video.


8. Q: Can you customize products according to our needs?

A: Yes, our company has research and development strength, the product formula derived from Europe and the United States laboratory, European and American engineers technical support, work together with domestic universities. Our company has a member of Guangdong province expert enterprise workstation, Shantou university science and technology correspondent workstation, Jieyang city environmental protection engineering research center for electroplating additive.Therefore, it can meet all kinds of customized requirements proposed by customers.

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