Zinc is the fourth most widely used metal after Iron, Aluminium, and Copper. It is used for a variety of purposes including galvanizing steel, manufacturing LPG regulators, automobile components, zippers, dry cell batteries, specialty chemicals, alloys, doorknobs, door handles and fittings, paint, rubber and car tires.
Nickel (II) Sulphate, or just nickel sulphate, usually refers to the inorganic compound with the formula Niso4 (H2O)6. This highly soluble blue-colored salt is a common source of the Ni2+ ion for electroplating. Approximately 40,000 tonnes were produced in 2005. It is mainly used for electroplating of nickel.
Nickel Chloride is an excellent water soluble crystalline Nickel source for uses compatible with chlorides. The pure nickel chloride hexahydrate contains a theoretical nickel concentration of 24.704%. Nickel Chloride is a soluble nickel salt used in nickel plating, in the dye and printing industry.