Battery Powered Plating Pen

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Complete plating portability with our battery operated plating pen. Ships with 3 x AAA long life batteries included. Ideal for gold plating jewellery and PCBs. To purchase replacement parts for your battery powered plating pen, please click HERE.

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The Battery Pen ships with a seal. To open the pen to start plating, please peel off the strip of black tape. For full instructions on using our Battery Powered Plating Pen, please click HERE for our Electroplating Manual.

example usage 2

Our Battery Powered Plating Pen is ideal for adding touches of gold to larger pieces of silver jewellery. For guidance on how much of our Gold Pen Plating Solution you’ll need, pleases click HERE for our Brush and Pen Plating calculator.

example usage 3

The batteries are easy to replace, so you don’t have to throw away the unit when the batteries run out and buy a whole new kit. Please use 3 x AA batteries (high quality long life). When inserting your batteries make sure the end of the battery with the small contact goes in first (positive) with the large contact (negative) pressing up against the spring contact.

example usage 4

The battery operated pen is ideal for both decorative and functional uses. Here it’s being used to gold plate connections on a PCB. To see a project on selective gold plating the steel connectors on a Photomultiplier, please click HERE for our Electroplating Manual.

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The battery pen plater can be used to plate our range of coloured golds, such as these rose gold plated sterling silver rings. To see a project on rose gold pen plating, please click HERE for our Electroplating Manual.

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The battery pen plater is also great for rhodium plating the claws on diamond rings. If this is you main reason for using the battery pen plater, may we suggest you purchase the Battery Powered Rhodium Pen Plating Kit from our Special Orders page.

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The ends of the nibs can be trimmed to achieve that perfect fit! Make sure the nib is completely soaked in the plating solution and the nib is fully pushed down into the end of the pen (the anode) so that the base of the nib is in close contact with the anode, forming a good, electrically conductive contact.

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The Battery Plating Pen can be converted for use with our power sources using the Battery Plating Pen Converter.

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The Spa Plating Battery Powered Plating Pen has been designed so that it can be easily taken apart for cleaning and maintenance. You can also buy all three of its parts for easy replacement. Click HERE for a replacement battery holder, click HERE for a replacement battery cover and HERE for a replacement electrode assembly. Click HERE for a link to our guide on how to maintain your battery powered plating pen.

Product Details

Features Benefits
Batteries are easily replaced when they eventually run out. You don’t have to throw the whole pen away and buy a new one.
Long black lead Convenient plating – no need to keep moving the crocodile clip
Platinum coated tip Improved plating performance
Tight fitting top Protects the end of the pen during storage and carrying


Tech Specs

Technical Data

Voltage 3.0 – 5.0 volts (see notes)
Power source 2 or 3 x AAA batteries
Electrode Built in – platinised titanium (see notes)
Tip Point, Paddle. Fibre or Fine Fibre Nib


  • Depending on type of batteries and whether Battery Replacer is used.
  • We recommend that after each use the electrode housing is removed for storage
    as explained by clicking HERE


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Please click HERE to see full instructions for the use of our Battery Plating Pen in our online Electroplating Manual. Click HERE for a link to our guide on how to maintain your battery powered plating pen.

Delivery Details

Postage Options;
      Certain small items, for example Swabs, Nibs and Plating Pens can be sent by normal post within the UK.
        • The courier option for UK deliveries is FedEx
        • Free UK mainland delivery available on orders over £100
        • International orders usually 3-5 working days.
For all price quotations for deliveries, please add your items to our shopping cart. You will be able to see the shipping costs in the 'Current shipping' box before checking out.
    For Special Orders outside the UK and the EU, please contact us.
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