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  • Anoplate’s‌ ‌Zynik‌ ‌II‌

    Anoplate’s‌ ‌Zynik‌ ‌II‌ ‌Exceeds‌ ‌AMS‌ ‌2461‌ ‌Requirements‌ ‌

    In November 2020 SAE’s AMS Finishes Processes and Fluids Committee B in conjunction with the International Aerospace Environmental Group’s (IAEG) Replacement Technologies Work Group released AMS 2461 covering gamma-phase zinc-nickel deposits (12-16 weight % nickel) from alkaline baths. The initial AMS specification governing zinc-nickel plating, AMS 2417, allowed nickel content of the deposit from 6 to 20 weight percent nickel and permitted the use of both acid and alkaline formulations.  It ha…

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  • Is Electroless Nickel ‘A’ Finish?

    Simply put, not when it comes to Anoplate!  Anoplate’s VP of Technology, Milt Stevenson Jr., presented a paper at the American Electroplaters’ Society SURFIN 1991 entitled “Electroless Nickel:  No Longer Just ‘A’ Coating”.  It wasn’t then and it isn’t today! [ A copy of that paper can be found by visiting Anoplate’s website] Non-magnetic, high phosphorus electroless nickel is required for disk drive components. Today Anoplate’s ENhanced suite of electroless nickel (EN) offers 7 variants repr…

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  • Anodizing Electroplating


    AnoTole is a breakthrough anodizing technology advanced by Anoplate to produce exacting and predictable anodizing build-up, much like that of Type 1 chromic anodize, using a sulfuric acid-based, Type II electrolyte.…

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