Chemical Solutions

Black Nickel Plating

Metalline Corporation manufactures a black nickel plating process called ECLIPSE for decorative and functional applications.

  • Decorative deep black appearance over bright nickel
  • Decorative dark matte appearance over statin or brushed nickel
  • Single blended salt mixture for make up
  • Soft coating that can be relieved or antiqued
  • Clear lacquer or clear powder coat recommended to protect the coating
  • Highly efficient plating process – low voltage requirements


Metalline ECLIPSE black nickel plating process has been used for many unique applications:

  • Decorative black percussion drum shells
  • Guitar pick-ups
  • Golf shafts and putters
  • Decorative private jet interior components
  • Plated over copper and relieved for oil rubbed bronze look
  • Relieved for antiqued lighting fixtures