Catalog: Finishes, Materials, and Colors

Standard Finishes

Nielsen can provide finishes and platings to meet virtually any spec, including rust resistance, magnetics, conductivity, and harsh environmental requirements. We can also certify our specs for any industry, including the military, automotive, and aerospace. While we work with all finishes, some of the more common general finishes that we offer include the following:

  • Alodine Coating, Aluminum only
  • Anodize Coating, Aluminum only
  • Black Oxide
  • Cadmium Plate, Plus Chromate Sealer
  • Caustic Etch, Aluminum only
  • Chrome Plating
  • Clean, Stainless Steel only
  • E-coat Coating
  • Nickel Plating
  • Olive Drab
  • Passivation, Stainless Steel only
  • Powder Coating
  • Zinc Plate, Plus Chromate Sealer
  • Zinc-Cobalt Alloy Plating
  • Zinc-Nickel Alloy Plating, Plus Chromate Sealer

Materials and Colors

We are just as flexible when it comes to materials. Not only can we fabricate your hardware component out of such common materials as steel, stainless steel, and aluminum, we can make it out of virtually any other material that you choose. In addition, Nielsen provides you with the same unlimited choices regarding color. We will even color-match to exactly replicate the color you want.

For questions concerning specific technical aspects, or for advice concerning application, please contact your Nielsen specialist.