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Electroless Nickel Bath Comparison

 Nickel Properties Summary
 High Phosphorous
 Mid Phosphorous
Low Phosphorous
Boron/Nitride
% Phosphorous or Boron
 10 - 13
 7 - 9
3 - 6
 4 - 6
Deposit Density Range (g/cubic cm)
 7.6 - 7.9
8.0 - 8.2
8.5 - 8.7
Hardness as Plated (HK100)
 450 - 525
500 - 600
650 - 725
550
Rockwell C (Rc) Hardness Conversion as plated
 41 - 46
45 - 51
50 - 56
Hardness Heat Treatment (HK100)
 850 - 950
850 - 1000
1000 - 1150
850
Rockwell C (Rc) Hardness Conversion at heat treatment
 64 - 67
64 - 71
69 - 74
Taber wear index as plated (mg/1000 cycles - CS-10 wheel, 1000g load)
22 - 24
16 - 20
10 - 12
Coefficient of thermal expansion (micro meter/m/C)
8 - 10
10 - 15
 10 - 12
Electrical Resistivity (micro-ohm-cm)
 75 - 110
40 - 70
25 - 40
Thermal Conductivity (Cal/cm/sec/C)
 0.01 0.012
0.100
 
Tensile Strength (Mpa)
 650 - 900
800 - 1000
250-400
Deposit Internal Stress as Plated
Neutral to Compressive
Slightly Tensile
Tensile
Tensile
Structure
Amorphous
Mixed Crystalline and Amorphous
Micro Crystalline
Melting Range (C)
 880 - 900
880 - 980
1000 - 1275
880 - 1200
Magnetic Properties as Plated
Non-Magnetic
Slightly Magnetic to Magnetic
Magnetic
Magnetic