Could anybody please recommend any good reference sites on electro-plating
nickel onto mild-steel?
I am also looking for reasonable suppliers of kits (chunks of Nickel anodes
to start with and some kind of rheostat so that I don't have to use
lightbulbs to vary the current).
I'm happy to use a car-battery-charger or even the variable-voltage PSU from
a spare mini-Dremel type rotary tool I have as the power source.
I know very little (nothing!) about this process but I just discovered that
the fading black-painted peice of metal which I just polished from my engine
bay is actually mild-steel and will start to rust soon :)
I'm interested in the reference site so that I can gain a proper
understanding of chemicals hopefully so that I'll be able to purchase
individual chemicals from supply-houses instead of having to buy ready-made
proprietary "Supa Crome(tm), Brite-Cote(tm), Leccy-Shine(tm) (you get the
17 years ago