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Corrosion resistant, nickel free, and cost down plating solutions for electrical contact surfaces  

MARLBOROUGH, MASSACHUSETTS, USA, February 28, 2017 — Xtalic provides corrosion resistant connector plating solutions that increase the connector life of water resistant mobile devices by two to thirty times when they are charging in corrosive environments.

Our suite of solutions, including multilayer stacks IC Plus™ and IC Max™, allow mobile OEM’s to balance performance and cost across a wide range of consumer product lines. We continue to lead the industry effort for developing, patenting, and commercializing corrosion resistant solutions. We achieve this by integrating our high performance nanostructured metal alloys into targeted solutions that solve performance and warranty problems.

We provide corrosion resistant solutions for USB type C, pogo pins, and other reel-to-reel or barrel plated connector contacts. A nickel free variant is also available for barrel plated products. This provides OEM’s the ability to service consumers with nickel allergies while maintaining product performance.

LUNA® and XTRONIC®, our nanostructured metal alloys, are cornerstone solutions that provide customers with new levels of multilayer performance as well as the option of maintaining performance and enabling cost savings.

Xtalic products are patent protected and production ready for reel-to-reel and barrel plated electrical contacts.

About Xtalic

Founded in 2005, Xtalic develops and commercializes the revolutionary ability to engineer stable metal alloys at the nano scale. We model the behavior of these alloys in multilayer coatings and rapidly optimize these multilayer coatings for key attributes that include corrosion, durability and strength. Our founders have deep roots in material science technology. Professor Chris Schuh, Chief Scientist at Xtalic, serves as Head of the Materials Science Department at MIT; and Dr. Alan Lund, CTO at Xtalic, founded our company while at MIT.

Our alloys, which include XTRONIC® and LUNA®, have been broadly adopted in mobile and enterprise electronics applications; and have been approved and deployed by more than thirty leading electronics firms. Our proprietary corrosion resistant multilayer coatings, which include IC Plus™ and IC Max™, are under test with over half of the top mobile device manufacturers worldwide. We continue to pursue partnerships to create new alloys that can make products reach the next level of performance, extend the lifetime of materials, and reduce costs.

Xtalic has headquarters located in Marlborough, Massachusetts with technical and sales support located in China.

Electronica China Trade Show

On March 14th – 16th 2017, Xtalic will be exhibiting at the Electronica China Trade Show. Please visit us at booth 6908 in hall E6. If you would like a meeting, contact

Media Contact

Robert Legg, Director of Product Management and Marketing