Nickel-plated steel tags are an economical alternative to pure nickel. In many cases, they can serve as a drop-in replacement to traditional nickel and deliver a significant cost-savings. We also offer nickel-plated steel battery crimps in a variety of configurations.
Pure (>99.6%) nickel is highly corrosion-resistant and has lower electrical resistance than nickel-plated steel; therefore it is recommended for applications in chemical or food processing, high-performance electrical and electronic assembles, and other harsh environments. We use only 200 and 201 grade nickel that conforms to the ASTM B162 standard because we feel it has the best combination of mechanical, electrical and chemical properties for this application.