Creator of Composite Diamond Coating®

Surface Technology, Inc. is the creator and technical leader of CDC - Composite Diamond Coating®, an exceptionally engineered coating of electroless nickel with fine diamond. The synergy of these materials makes CDC an exceptionally hard and wear resistant coating. CDC conforms to even the most complex geometries and is an excellent replacement for chrome plating. STI makes CDC available via coating services from its production facility as well as chemical products sold directly, through a network of distributors, and by agreement with licensees worldwide.

Contact STI for One-Plate® Electroless Nickel solutions, the simplest EN in the world. These One-Plate® systems use just one “Q” solution for both bath make-up and replenishment. This innovation by STI overcomes the many shortcomings of using three A, B, and C solutions. Available in low, medium, high phosphorous, and composite EN varieties. Naturally, all are RoHS compliant.”

NiPLATE 700 ™

NiPLATE™ 700 is a unique coating with ultra-fine silicon carbide particles contained within a hard electroless nickel matrix. NiPLATE™ 700 provides numerous benefits including:

  • Exceptional hardness
  • Corrosion resistance
  • Perfect conformity to complex geometries
  • Entirely non-line-of-sight
  • Superb wear, abrasion, and impact resistance
  • Applicability to many common metals and alloys
  • Coverage of entire services or selected critical areas

These features allow increased lifetime and minimize maintenance-related downtime from replacement of high wear parts.  In addition, any process parts enhanced by NiPLATE™ 700 will produce more consistent product over an extended period of time.  The NiPLATE™ 700 coating has proven to be advantageous in countless industries including molding, gear, pressing, paper, tool and die, plastics, petrochemical, and automotive.

NiPLATE™ 700 has received a positive review from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Department of Health and Human Services. Click here for details.

NiPLATE™ 700 is an outstanding replacement for hard chrome plating; with numerous environmental, application, and performance advantages.  NiPLATE™ 700 consistently outperforms hard chrome plating in standardized wear testing as well as industrial comparisons.  Because NiPLATE™ 700 is an electroless process, it covers even complex geometries perfectly, eliminating the need for subsequent grinding. 

Covered by one or more of the following United States Patents No. 4,997,686, 5,145,517, 5,300,330, 5,863,616, 6,306,466, 7,744,685 and 8,147,601.

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