Copper Brush Plating Solution

Copper Brush Plating Solution

Our Copper Plating Solution plates fast to create a beautifully lustrous finish of fresh copper. It can also be mixed with our White Bronze Mixer to make white bronze plating solution which can be used as an undercoat when plating on to pewter. Recommended electrode – copper.

Copper Brush Plating Solution 250ml £8.43 Stock: 9
Copper Brush Plating Solution 500ml £12.62 Stock: 12
Copper Brush Plating Solution 1 litre £20.39 Stock: 18

View Examples

example usage 1

Copper plating over conductive epoxy to repair a dent in a pewter tea pot. For practical help with copper brush plating please clock HERE to see our Electroplating Manual. To work out how much plating solution you will need to plate your item and how much it will cost please click HERE.

example usage 2

Our Copper Plating Solution can be mixed with our White Bronze Mixer to create white bronze plating solution (Use within one hour after mixing). White bronze can be used as an undercoat for plating onto pewter. Please click HERE to see a project on restoring an antique pewter ink well with our silver brush plating solution and white bronze.

Product Details

 

Features Used for
Plates fast and shiny. Making a base layer for other more expensive plates, such as silver.
Can be mixed with our Bronze Mixer to make white bronze. Plating a barrier layer between copper and gold, for example when plating on non-conductive surfaces.
Not suitable for brush plating plastics. We do not recommend this solution for brush plating on plastics. PP Copper Brush Plating Solution is has been designed for this purpose.

 

Tech Specs

Operating Conditions and Deposit Data

Voltage Range 4 volts
Temperature Above 15 °C
Gold Concentration 36 g/l
Electrode Copper, Carbon or Platinum(see notes)
Gold content in plate 99.8%
Plating Rate at (3.5 volts, Platinum electrode) 2 microns per minute (spot)
Hardness 370 Hv
Density of deposit 8.9 g/cm3
Stress Low – medium stress
Special storage requirements None
Shelf life 1 – 2 years
Health and Safety classification Irritant
Special considerations None
Transport (UN number) None: Not classified as dangerous for transport

 

Notes:

  • We strongly advise against the use of stainless steel anodes for most of our plating processes
  • Plating rates are calculated over a sample area which is permanently covered by swab.

Read Manual

Please click HERE for a link to some of our gold brush plating information in our Electroplating manual

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.
Copper Brush Plating Solution 250ml £8.43 Stock: 9
Copper Brush Plating Solution 500ml £12.62 Stock: 12
Copper Brush Plating Solution 1 litre £20.39 Stock: 18

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