Technical Finishes & Coatings, INC., (TFC Plating, Inc.), Specializes in Electroless Nickel Plating for the Oil & Gas Industries

Technical Finishes & Coatings, INC., (TFC Plating, Inc.), is a state of the art plating and coating facility. They have Electroless Plating Capabilities ranging in size from small set screws, bolts and nuts up to 12 foot large valves. With the largest electroless nickel tank west of the Mississippi, their large plating capabilities are a perfect fit for the diverse needs of today’s Oil & gas related industries.

TFC Plating, Inc. calls Portland, Oregon, its North America home and is conveniently located to serve the Balken Oil fields of the Dakotas and Southwestern Canadian provinces for convenience and timely support.

As your premier source for precision metal finishing, TFC Plating, Inc. will expertly meet all commercial plate standards and military specifications. Everyone on the team of TFC Plating, Inc. are A.E.S.F. certified electroplaters and members of the N.F.I.B. TFC's knowledgeable staff will provide you with quick turn around and cost effective processing for the plating needs of a wide variety of industries.

What is Electroless Nickel Plating?

Electroless Nickel Plating (EN) is a coating without the use of an external source of electricity. This process causes deposits onto catalytic and non-catalytic substrates. The nickel alloy deposits using a reducing agent (typically sodium hypophosphite) to convert nickel ions to nickel metal. The deposits can be either bright, dull or blackened depending on the customer’s needs. Deposits can also be corrosion or wear resistant depending on a NIP composition. The reaction is continuous as long as parts are immersed. Therefore any thickness can be achieved.

Why use Electroless Nickel?

• Uniform Thickness

• Corrosion Resistant

• High level of Hardness & Wear Resistance

• Bright Deposit for Cosmetic Applications

• Natural Lubricity

• Magnetic properties

• Solderable Coating

• Coats non-Conductors

• Can replace hard Chrome & Stainless Steel applications

Applications for Electroless Nickel include:

• Aerospace

• Automotive

• Computer Electronics

• Food

• Hydraulics

• Machinery

• Municipalities

• Nuclear

• Oil & gas

• Petrochemical

• Plastics

• Power Transmission

• Printing

• Pulp & Paper

• Pumps

• Textile

• Waste Water Treatment

TFC Plating, Inc. provides fast metal finishing of most materials and applications, as well as finishes for electronics, aerospace, medical, dental, optical, commercial and the military. They also provide plating on materials such as steel, stainless, aluminum, copper, brass, tungsten and more. With over 100 years of combined experience, they provide you with a finishing team that possesses an understanding of the metal finish and plating business that is unmatched in the industry.

Try TFC Plating, Inc. for your next plating need!

Technical Finishes & Coatings Inc, (TFC Plating, Inc.)

9120 SE 64th Avenue

Portland Oregon, 97206

PH: 503-771-0969

Fx: 503-771-1062


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