We all know that in the production process of using electroless nickel plating solution, the performance of the plating solution and the deposition rate of the coating will gradually decrease. Even if we add and maintain the plating solution correctly, after a certain cycle of use, the plating solution will need to be scrapped and reopened. So how long is the service life of the plating solution?
Based on field experience and the characteristics of Ni-809 phosphorus electroless nickel plating solution in the product, Bigley Technology has made analysis. During the production of electroless nickel plating, the concentration of nickel salt and reducing agent will decrease due to Redox; During the reaction process, the pH value of the plating solution will gradually decrease, which will cause changes in the composition of the plating solution and lead to aging.
In order to maintain a good working condition of the plating solution, we need to continuously supplement nickel salts and reducing agents during production. However, many ordinary electroless nickel plating baths on the market have a significant decrease in stability, slower deposition speed, and poorer performance and quality during 6-8 cycles of production, resulting in the plating bath being no longer in normal use and needing to be scrapped.
The medium phosphorus electroless nickel plating solution Ni-809 developed by Bigley using a new technological formula can effectively improve the service life of the plating solution. During the production process, the supplement ratio of nickel salt to reducing agent is controlled at 1:1, which can maintain the stability of the coating; And as production progresses, it is necessary to strictly control the pH value and temperature of the plating solution within the normal range; In addition, the bath needs to be aged regularly during production to reduce the concentration of phosphite, a by-product in the bath. In this way, the electroless nickel plating solution can be recycled for 12-14 cycles.
Therefore, we should choose a electroless nickel plating solution with a long usage cycle, such as the Bigley Ni-809. The solution has high stability and low failure rate, which not only effectively improves production efficiency but also saves production costs. If you are interested in electroless nickel plating solution, please contact Bigley customer service to obtain free samples and detailed technical information!
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