MF Rectifier

£124.16 + VAT


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The current can be set on our MF Rectifier at the start of the tank plating process. It will remain at this level, so you don’t have to keep adjusting the amps while plating. This is a multi-function rectifier and so can be used for pen and brush plating. If you want to brush or pen plate, turn the amps up full and adjust the voltage to the recommended voltage. For a guide on how to set it up for pen/brush plating, please click HERE and for a guide on how to set up the MF Rectifier for tank plating, please see our guide in our electroplating manual HERE

The MF Rectifier being used with the rest of our tank plating equipment for rhodium tank plating. To see the rhodium plating a silver ring project, click HERE for our Electroplating Manual.

Features Benefits
Current can be set at start of tank plating process and will remain set at that level throughout. No need to check and adjust the setting once the plating process has started, leaving you confident that plating is taking place at a constant level.
Amp meter readable to 2 decimal places. Allows the plating of small items such as rings and earrings
Can be adjusted for use with brush and pen plating. Allows you to use the brush and pen plating process as a compliment to the tank plating process, which gives greater flexibility with the range of items you can plate. To use it for brush and pen plating, you’ll need to set a constant voltage – just turn up the amps to the maximum setting and adjust the volts to the appropriate level for the brush plating process you require.


Setting up your MF Rectifier for Brush Plating

This rectifier can be used for tank, brush and pen plating. Here is a quick guide to setting it up for brush plating.

1. Your equipment

Assemble your equipment as shown in the photo:

2. Turning on your rectifier

Use the switch on the back of the rectifier to turn it on.

3. Attaching the leads

Fit the crocodile clip to the end of the black lead and plug the other end into the corresponding black socket on the front of the rectifier. Plug in the red lead into the corresponding red socket.

4. Amps and volts

Turn the amps dial clockwise to the stop (maximum) and the volts to the value required by the brush plating solution.

Note: Even though the amps dial is set to maximum, the amps meter will read ‘0.00’.

The amp meter will not read anything until plating commences.

The volts will however be displayed.

4. Close the circuit

Close the circuit by switching the Output switch so that the line is in the down position (lying flat).

5. Set the voltage

Set the voltage to the required voltage for your brush plating solution.

5. Connecting the black lead to the red lead

Using the crocodile clip on the end of the black lead, connect the black to the red lead.

6. Close the circuit

8. Adjusting the amps

Adjust the amps to about 4.5 to 5 amps.

9. Open circuit

Open the circuit again.

7. Connecting the electrode

Connect the electrode handle to the end of the red lead and attache the swab to the electrode.

6. Closing the circuit.

Close the circuit by switching the Output switch so that the line is in the down position (lying flat).

You are now ready to fit the swab to the end of the electrode and commence the plating cycle.

11. Closing circuit for plating

Now close the circuit for plating.

  • Input voltage: 230 volts AC at 50Hz
  • Output voltage: 1.0 – 20 volts DC
  • Output current:0 – 5 amps
  • Constant current facility available (see product details and manual)
  • Power: 100 watts
  • Efficiency at maximum power: 83%
  • Ripple voltage: 30 millivolts
  • Cooling system: Air
  • Protection system: Short circuit, overload
  • Negative supply, positive supply and floating ground options available
  • Dimensions: 71mm width x 148 height x 252mm depth (2.8 inch x 5.8 inch x 9.9 inch)
  • Weight: 2kg

General guide;

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.

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