Our Replica Chrome Plating Kits are ideal for DIY enthusiasts, car and motorbike restorers who are looking to achieve a safe, chromium-free, mirror finish with excellent corrosion resistance.

The kit is easy to use and safer than true chrome as it is based on a nickel alloy. The finish is bright and incredibly like chrome, it keeps its shine like chrome and is harder than nickel.  You can easily get outstanding results on various metals including steel, iron, brass, copper. You can also plate on aluminium if used in conjunction with zincate.

The various versions of this kit includes two cleaning chemicals, our own Alkaline Cleaner formulation and an Acid Pickle. The GP1 Alkaline Cleaner can be used two ways: as a soak cleaner or an electrolytic cleaner. Using it as a soak cleaner, you would submerse you part in the solution to remove soils such as grease, oils and rust preventatives. If using it as an electro cleaner, it can be used to remove rust. Guides on how to do both are included in the kit. The acid pickle is also a cleaner but is vital to preparing the metal before plating. Submersing your item in the acid pickle removes some soils but more importantly slightly etches the surface, removing any oxides, giving a pristine surface ready for plating.

We have various variations of our Replica Chrome Plating Kits, check out the table below to decide the version for you. If you are after something different or bespoke, get in touch!


We pride ourselves on our customer service and we offer full backup with this kit including a telephone technical helpline, email backup for questions or queries and a range of replacement chemicals and anodes.

This kit contains chemicals that are classed as hazardous, so please check out over the safety data sheets and contact us if you have any questions. As the chemicals are hazardous, we use a specialist courier that is able to carry parcels that are labelled as LQ (limited quantity [hazardous]). Buyers from outside the UK should contact us as we are unfortunately unable to send to some countries.

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Replica Chrome Plating Kit

  • Product Code: RC-TPK
  • Availability: In Stock
  • £93.00


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