Electroless Nickel Plating, corrosion resistance and surface technology specialists

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NiTEC (UK) Ltd, Hardwick House, Hardwick View Rd,
Holmewood, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S42 5SA, UK

Electroless Nickel Plating and Surface Technology

With over 30 years experience specialising in the electroless nickel plating process, NiTEC have developed a comprehensive range of metal finishing processes and techniques. 

We can offer our customers a variety of surface treatments including electroless nickel plating, diffused nickel plating, copper plating, shot blasting and heat treatment.

Our equipment and experience enable us to process all ferrous substrates, including plating stainless steel, copper and its alloys, and aluminium alloys.

Worldwide plating service

We offer a truly first class service, delivery and quality assurance resulting from our long-term specialisation in the field of diffused nickel plating technology. We also offer a worldwide plating and delivery service and can provide you with a quote based on drawings emailed to us.

Our electroless nickel plating service is available throughout Europe and the rest of the world including the UK, France, Holland, Brazil and Germany.

NiTEC assure consistent quality provided by controls approved to BS EN ISO 9001:2008 and 14001:2004.


Electroless Nickel Plating

The electroless nickel plating process is a high quality, cost effective solution for coating metals such as mild or stainless steel.

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Diffused Nickel Plating

The simple process of diffused nickel plating is the most effective coating to ensure the highest levels of corrosion resistance.

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SeaTEC 100 Marine Corrosion Prevention

SeaTEC100 is a cost-effective way of extending the life of mild-steel operating in marine environments.

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Ni-PTFE Self Lubricating Coating

Nitec's specially developed Ni-PTFE self lubricating corrosion resistant coating is perfect for sliding wear applications.

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Copper Plating

NiTEC offers a copper plating service that is suitable for both functional and decorative purposes.

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NiTEC has the capacity to shotblast components of up to 20 tonnes in weight.

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Heat Treatment

The heat treatment solutions at NiTEC can be used for stress relieving and de-embrittlement as both pre-plate and post-plate treatments.

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Aqua Blasting

Aqua blasting is a wet blasting process that's perfect for gently removing surface dirt and grime from metal components.

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Nickel Boron Plating

Nickel boron plating is a good alternative to chrome for coating a variety of steels to enhance corrosion resistance.

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Case Studies

From corrosion resistance for oil pipes to plating vacuum chambers, our electroless nickel plating is second to none.

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NiTEC is committed to the highest levels of quality and standards.

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From marine to mining, gardens to artwork, we've got your surface technology needs covered.

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Special Projects

NiTEC have many years' experience working with special projects; from art installations to architectural features.

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Technical Information

As the deposit formed by electroless nickel plating is based on a chemical reaction, the dispersion of the deposit is equal over part, regardless of shape.

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Our electroless nickel plating capabilities

The work does not have to have a technical requirement to benefit from the electroless nickel plating process. As well as an industrial nickel plating service, at NiTEC we also nickel plate sculptures, 'mirrors' and decorative structures for outdoor purposes through our plating solutions.  Take a look at our case studies and news articles to find out more.

As a plating company, NiTEC also specialise in the diffused nickel plating of materials, copper plating, shotblasting & heat treatment. Not forgetting our industry leading marine corrosion prevention product, SeaTEC 100

Why choose us as your plating company?

  • Technical and operational skills backed by many years of experience in the electroless nickel plating process.  
  • A full and flexible range of plating solutions to meet all requirements, including shot/grit blasting and heat treatment as an option.
  • Supporting plating solutions such as copper and tin plating used for specialist applications in the electronic and connector industries
  • First class service, delivery and quality assurance resulting from our long-term specialisation in the field of diffused nickel plating technology.
  • Consistent quality provided by controls approved to BS EN ISO 9001:2008 and 14001:2004.
  • Our electroless nickel plating service is available wordwide, particularly in the UK, France, Holland and Germany.
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Marine corrosion resistance product, SeaTEC 100 - corrosion resistant coating

Corrosion resistant coating withstanding salt-spray conditions for at least 3 and a half years

NiTEC's SeaTEC 100 provides unprecedented corrosion resistance extending the life of components and reducing maintenance costs.

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Surface Technology

Electroless Nickel Plating - wear and corrosion resistance, cost-effective and wear resistance - find out more about our Nickel Plating services

Diffused Nickel Plating - the gold standard in corrosion resistance - great for a marine environment - find out more about our Diffused Nickel Plating services

SeaTEC 100 - increases the longevity of components in subsea environments reducing maintenance costs and increasing strength of components - find out more about SeaTEC 100

Copper plating - an excellent conductor providing EMI (Electro Magnetic Interference) and RFI (Radio Frequency Interference) shielding - find out more about Copper Plating

Shotblasting and Heat Treatment - thorough surface preparation is acheived using Shotblasting and Heat Treatment in addition to the standard chemical cleaning and activation process - find out more

Special Projects - Electroless Nickel Plating has been used in many special projects throughout the world where corrosion resistance is required such as art installation and archictectural application - find out more about special projects

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