Advanced Materials for Electronics

Watts Nickel Plating Solution

High Quality General Purpose Nickel Plating Composition

Watts Nickel Plating Solution is characterized by its versatility. Electrode deposits of nickel are widely used as an industrial coating as well as a decorative finish. Nickel can be plated on various base metals, particularly copper.


pH 4.0 – 5.0
Operating Temperature 110° – 160 °F
Current Density 10-40 amperes/foot2
Anode/Cathode Area 1:1
Anodes Nickel, cast or rolled (preferably bagged)
Agitation Mild
Plating Voltage 6-12 volts
Tank Glass, fiberglass, PVC, ceramic
Filtration Intermittent as required
Nickel Content 65 g/gallon