Copper Strike Brush Plating Solution

Copper Strike Brush Plating Solution

A copper plating solution which is cyanide-free and developed for plating adherent, undercoat layers on to steel, zinc, zinc-based die cast (pot metal). Plate at  4 – 4.5 volts and use a Copper Electrode.

Copper Strike Brush Plating Solution 250ml £11.02 Stock: 5
Copper Strike Brush Plating Solution 500ml £18.40 Stock: 6
Copper Strike Brush Plating Solution 1 Litre £30.52 Stock: 9

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example usage 1

As you use up your Copper Strike Brush Plating Solution, you can gradually replace the empty space in your bottle with marbles. This increases the shelf life of oxygen sensitive solutions such as Copper Strike, by minimising the air gap at the top of the bottle. Another approach is to squeeze out the air gap and screw on the bottle top.

example usage 2

It is necessary to use a copper electrode when using our Copper Strike. Please click HERE to purchase this from our shop.

Product Details

Copper Strike Brush Plating Solution delivers all the benefits of an industry standard cyanide copper solution but without the toxic content.
As a key layer it is ideal for plating on to zinc and steel. Subsequent thicker layers of copper can be built up with our Copper Brush Plating Solution or you can plate directly over it with our Nickel Brush Plating Solution.
It plates quite well when applied over a zincated aluminium surface which could be of practical use when conforming to standard required for the plating of aluminium busbars.
We do not recommend this product for plating decorative layers on aluminium articles such as iPhones and other aluminium mobile devices.

Tech Specs

Operating Conditions and Deposit Data

Voltage Range 4.0 – 4.5 volts
Temperature 18 – 25 °C
Electrode Copper
Plating Rate at (4.5 volts, Platinum electrode) Over 2 microns per minute (spot)
Hardness 380 Hv
Density of deposit 8.9 g/cm3
Stress Medium – high stress (recommended for flash coatings only) – See notes below
Special storage requirements None
Shelf life 1 – 2 years
Health and Safety classification Irritant
Special considerations None
Transport (UN number) Not restricted as per Special Provision A197 for: ADR/RID, IMDG and IATA.

 

Notes:

  • Copper strike is designed as a key layer and not for build up. We don’t recommend plating above 1 micron.
  • A thicker layer can be built up using Copper Plating Solution after copper strike plating.

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 Strike Brush Plating Solution 250ml £11.02 Stock: 5
Copper Strike Brush Plating Solution 500ml £18.40 Stock: 6
Copper Strike Brush Plating Solution 1 Litre £30.52 Stock: 9

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