Gold Strike Pen
This pen plating solution can be used for gold plating very adhesive layers on to difficult-to plate metals such as chrome, surgical steel and dental alloys. Gold Strike pen plating solution is especially useful for plating dental prosthetics which can be difficult to plate by any other means.
Recommended voltage: 9 – 10 volts
Gold concentration: 20 grams per litre
Fibre nibs strongly recommended
Gold content: 20 grams per litre
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This solution is ideal for dental technicians plating prosthetics and medical technicians plating difficult-to-plate alloys of cobalt, chromium and molybdenum.
Adhearent coatings can also be plated on to chromium, tungsten and electrical alloys such as nichrome.
Operating Conditions and Deposit Data
|Voltage (for pen fitted with Fibre Nib)||
8 – 10 volts (see notes)
|Temperature||20 – 25 °C (see notes)|
|Gold Concentration||2 g/l|
|Electrode||Carbon or platinum|
|Gold content in plate||99% – 99.5%|
|Recommended plating thickness||0.1 micron|
|Coverage||10ml will cover 800 cm2 to 0.1 micron|
|Density of deposit||19.3 g/cm3|
|Special storage requirements||Away from sunlight|
|Shelf life||1 – 2 years|
|Health and Safety classification||Harmful|
|Transport (UN number)||2796|
- It is possible to plate as low as 4 – 5 volts using the Battery Plating Pen at a much reduced plating rate.
- when plating in recesses, we recommend using the using the Plating Pen (8 – 10 volts, Fibre Nib).
- Plating rate decreases considerably below 20 °C.
- 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 Special Orders outside the UK and the EU, please contact us.
Tel: 01225 329 463
Available for the UK and Europe only
About our Special Orders
Some items are regulated for transport and have to be sent separately using our separate Special Orders shopping cart. They can only be delivered to destinations in the UK and countries within the EU. Before placing your order, please read our Special Orders instructions HERE