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What kind of coating has the Ni, P and Fe?

  1. Aug 16, 2007 #1
    Does anyone know what kind of coating has the following elements?
    Nickel 84.07%
    Phosphorus 14.17%
    Iron 1.76%
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  3. Aug 16, 2007 #2
    Well if remember about right there are nickel phosphorus coatings.
  4. Aug 17, 2007 #3

    jim mcnamara

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    Are you referring to powder coating? Or something else?

    Nickel Phosphorus coatings are used on tools, and some are used to reduce friction on moving parts.

    Maybe the iron component is an artifact of sampling.
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