​Tin & Tin-Nickel

Tin and Tin Nickel coatings break the electrolytic reaction between dissimilar materials such as iron and aluminum. This coating is most commonly used in transmissions with aluminum housings.


  • Automotive – Transmissions
  • Marine


  • Tin Nickel increase hardness, reduce friction and can be used for a chromium alternative for both functional and decorative purposes.
  • Compared to other metals and the plating processes involved, tin is significantly less expensive.
  • Excellent solderability.
  • Tin provides a good, clean, low constriction-resistance contact surface.


  • Matte or Bright finishes

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