White Bronze Mixer

White Bronze Mixer

When mixed with Copper Plating Solution, White Bronze Mixer produces a white plate that can serve as a tarnish-resistantl decorative layer or a barrier layer when plating gold onto copper or its alloys. We do not recommend using white bronze on items of complex shape or with recesses.
Recommended electrode – carbon.

White Bronze Mixer 100ml £14.05 Stock: 12
White Bronze Mixer 250ml £22.43 Stock: 8

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Trumpet parts renovated with White Bronze Mixer

Product Details

Features Used for
When mixed with our Copper Plating Solution to create white bronze, can be used as a replacement for nickel to comply with EU legislation and avoid nickel allergy Plating any items that will be handled or otherwise come into regular contact with the skin, for example jewellery, lighters and musical instruments
Non-tarnish and silver-like in appearance Can be used as a low-cost, tarnish resistant alternative to silver plate for example when repairing musical instruments or up-cycling silver plated antiques
Effective as a barrier layer Can be used for plating on non-conductive surfaces; makes an excellent barrier layer between copper/brass and gold – ideal for plating on non-conductive surfaces
Base coat Plating an excellent undercoat for black chrome and when plating silver onto pewter, Britannia metal or other high-tin alloys.

Mixing ratio;

1 part Copper Plating Solution to 2 parts White Bronze Mixer – leave to stand for 15 minutes before using

Tech Specs

Operating parameters

Voltage range 3.6 – 3.8 volts
Electrode Carbon
Alloy consistency 60% Copper, 40% Tin
Whiteness L* (CIE Lab measure) 71 – 73
Mixing ratio 1 part Copper Plating Solution: 2 parts White Bronze Mixer
Temperature 20 – 25 °C
Plating Rate at (3.5 volts, carbon electrode) Approx. 1.5 microns per minute
Hardness In excess of 530 Hv
Density of deposit 7.3 g/cm3
Stress Medium
Special storage requirements None
Shelf life Over 2 years
Health and Safety classification Irritant
Special considerations None
Transport (UN number) None: Not classified as dangerous for transport

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.
White Bronze Mixer 100ml £14.05 Stock: 12
White Bronze Mixer 250ml £22.43 Stock: 8


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