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Diamond Turning Optical Surfaces On Electroless Nickel
Author(s): J. M. Casstevens; C. E. Daugherty
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Paper Abstract

An explanation of the electroless nickel plating process is given and important metallurgical and mechanical properties of the plating are discussed. Optical applications of electroless nickel are described. Machinability tests were conducted with variations in types of plating, thickness of plating, types of substrates, and heat treatment of the plating; results of the testing program are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 October 1978
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0159, Precision Machining of Optics, (27 October 1978); doi: 10.1117/12.956844
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J. M. Casstevens, Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant (United States)
C. E. Daugherty, Union Carbide Corporation-Nuclear Division (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0159:
Precision Machining of Optics
Theodore T. Saito, Editor(s)

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