Removes oxides and other chemically bonded layers from nickel, stainless steels and other chromium alloys. 5 – 7 volts, Carbon Electrode (preferred) or platinum.
£8.41 – £24.87 + VAT
|Quickly removes the oxide layer on the surface of metal||Very useful when preparing nickel or stainless steel for plating, as these metals form strong oxide layers on their surfaces|
|Does NOT contain hydrochloric acid||Does not stain work piece or organic coatings such as paint. A lot more safer to use.|
|Activates a wider range of metals including nickel and stainless||No need to keep stock of different activators for different metals.|
|Voltage Range||5 – 7 volts|
|Temperature||14 – 25 °C|
|Metals Activated||Nickel and stainless steel (see notes)|
|Electrode||Carbon (preferred) or platinum|
|Activating time||5 – 10 seconds over any one spot|
|Special storage requirements||None|
|Shelf life||Over 5 years|
|Health and Safety classification||Not classified as hazardous|
|Transport (UN number)||None: Not classified as dangerous for transport|
- Some stainless steels are very passive and require a initial layer of gold plated with Gold Strike
after activating for maximum adhesion.
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