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There’s a lot to love about this exceptionally hard nickel coating.

NIBOREis an electroless nickel boron nitride coating that offers a superior level of lubricity and release and an excellent level of abrasion and wear resistance, plus has an extremely low coefficient of friction — making it ideal for high abrasion and wear applications. To boot, it also has a high melting point and working temperature, so you can use it even in the most extreme applications.


  • 54 Rockwell hardness rating or 67 Rockwell hardness rating after 550°F (288°C) heat treatment.
  • Application of up to a 0.0005” deposit.
  • Easily stripped, leaving no damage to the base material.
  • Extremely low coefficient of friction (0.05).
  • Withstands up to 1250°F (677°C), well above the 550°F (288°C) range for PTFE coatings.


 Co-efficient of friction:  0.05
 Rockwell hardness:  54 RC as plated;
 after post bake, 67 RC
 Applied temperature:  185°F (85°C)
 Max Operating Temperature  -300°F (-184°C)  to 1250°F (677°C)
 Plating thickness range:  0.00005 to 0.0005
 Phosphorus content, wt, %:  4-6
 Density:  8.1 g/cm3
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