nickel-plating

nickel-plating

n
1. (Metallurgy) metallurgy the process of depositing a thin layer of nickel on a surface, usually by electrolysis
2. (Metallurgy) another name for nickel plate
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Where Profi hoists are required to run on overhead rails, both manually operated and motorised trolleys can be provided with nickel-plating features on the gearbox/motor and body.
No matter, this saying came to mind, "If it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, then it's a duck." Stainless steel that looked like nickel-plating was fine with me.
These 3-inch, 12-gauge shotshell loads feature thick nickel-plating with minimized shot deformation at 1,300 fps.
Very quickly thereafter, Colt began offering full nickel-plating as a finish option.
Two new nickel-plating plants - the biggest investment into the Mint in more than 40 years - will increase output by 15%.
Two new nickel-plating plants - the biggest investment for the Mint in more than 40 years - will increase output by 15%.
In similar fashion, the modern electroless nickel-plating process still makes use of a very low-voltage electric current, but rather than coming from a storage battery, this current is generated by an electro-chemical reaction as the steel part is immersed in the electrolyte.
The nickel-plating is done to prevent the formation of vertigris when the cartridges are in contact with leather.
Adhesion is said to be better than that of nickel-plating. Tel: (585) 454-5530, www.
Before the advent of stainless, shooters often chose nickel-plating for heavy-duty use.