Gold Pen Plating Solution

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Our Gold Pen Plating Solution contains 12 grams of gold per litre and has been developed for use with both our normal plating pen and  battery plating pen.

Concentration of gold: 12 grams per litre

Purity of deposit: 24 carat

Gold Pen Plating Solution 25ml £28.23 Stock: 12
Gold Pen Plating Solution 50ml £44.47 Stock: 12

View Examples

example usage 1

Selective plating with our Gold Pen Plating Solution and our Battery Plating Pen. All our pen plating solutions work equally well with both of our plating pens. For illustrated guides to using our plating pens and solutions, please click HERE to take you through to our Electroplating Manual. To work out how much gold solution you will need and how much it will cost to plate your item, please click HERE for our Plating Calculator.





example usage 2

Our Gold Pen Plating Kit provides you with all the accessories you need for gold pen plating. This kit can also be used for with our rhodium pen plating solution.

example usage 3

Work out how much pen plating solution you’ll need with our online Plating Calculator – just click on the calculator icon on the right and select ‘Gold Pen Plating Solution’ from the drop-down menu.

example usage 4

This silver earring has been selectively gold pen plated using our gold pen plating solution, bleached back with our gold whitener coloured metal mixer. Click HERE to see this product.

Product Details

Features Benefits
Specifically designed for use with our Battery Plating Pen and normal plating pen
Can also be used with all other types of plating pen.
Quickly builds a hard wearing layer of 24 carat gold for decorative and functional applications. Good for selective gold plating of jewellery and PCBs
12g of gold per litre 25ml bottle contains 0.3g of gold
50ml bottle contains 0.6g of gold

Tech Specs

Operating Conditions and Deposit Data

Voltage Range 4.0 – 5.0 volts
Temperature 14 – 25 °C
Gold Concentration 12g/l
Electrode Plating Pen/Battery Plating Pen
Gold content in plate 99.9% (balance carbon)
Plating Rate at (3.5 volts, Platinum electrode) Approx. 0.5 micron per minute (spot)
Hardness 220 – 230 Hv
Density of deposit 19.3 g/cm3
Stress Medium stress
Special storage requirements Away from sunlight
Shelf life 1 – 2 years
Health and Safety classification Harmful
Special considerations Contains potassium cyanide (0.45%)
Transport (UN number) None: Not classified as dangerous for transport


  • 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.

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To see an illustrated project on gold pen plating on silver, please click HERE for 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.
Gold Pen Plating Solution 25ml £28.23 Stock: 12
Gold Pen Plating Solution 50ml £44.47 Stock: 12


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