DIY nickel-plating onto copper cell connections

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Re: DIY nickel-plating onto copper cell connections

Post by Animalector » Jul 29 2017 8:49pm

I'm waiting for someone to actually confirm this has worked with a car battery style tab welder

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Re: DIY nickel-plating onto copper cell connections

Post by rojitor » Jul 31 2017 2:43pm

..just to save me searching for this test....has anyone verified the actual effects of the plating when spot welding copper ?
I just defeated 0.2 plated copper ^^

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Re: DIY nickel-plating onto copper cell connections

Post by Animalector » Jul 31 2017 4:40pm

Nice. With what settings, what type of welder?

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Re: DIY nickel-plating onto copper cell connections

Post by cheapcookie » Jul 31 2017 4:49pm

Animalector wrote:Nice. With what settings, what type of welder?
check out the boss level spot welder thread

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Re: DIY nickel-plating onto copper cell connections

Post by Hummina Shadeeba » Jan 07 2018 7:30pm

new info for me is that sodium benzotriazole is a good copper corrosion inhibitor. you can just dip the copper. haven't done it yet. electroplating is pretty damn fun though

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