Brass Effect Gold Mixer

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Creates the same shade as freshly polished brass and can be used for brush and pen plating. For full instructions on use, please click on the tabs next to this tab in our tabbed panel and see the ‘Related Products’ section below this tabbed panel.


HS Code: 3824 99 70

Cruets plated with Brass Effect Gold Mixer at a 1:10 ratio of mixer with K-Gold, a 2:10 and a 3:10 from, left to right. For further help with preparing our Coloured Metal Mixers, please click HERE for our Electroplating manual.

Our Brass Effect Gold Mixer can also be used to create some shades of Ormolu. Please see the next tab in this tabbed panel marked ‘Product Details’ for guidance on mixing ratios.


Features Used for
Makes a shade of gold that looks like freshly polished brass when mixed with K-Gold at 1:10 ratio For example, re-plating and up-cycling antique brass bathroom fittings
Makes a shade of gold that looks like Ormolu when 0.25ml of Brass Effect Gold Mixer is mixed with 10ml of K-Gold and 1.5 Green Gold Matching some shades of the antique finish known as Ormolu


A guide to our Coloured Metal Mixers

The table below provides a quick reference to help you decide which mixer you should combine with which base and the correct voltage and electrode you should use.
Please refer also to the 'Tech Specs' tab of the tabbed panel on each product's product page.
NB; When plating your prepared rose gold and green gold plating solution on to stainless steel, nickel and its alloys, first plate a layer of 24 carat gold using our Gold Flash.

A quick reference guide to our Coloured Metal Mixers

Plating Solution Type of mixer and base solution Ration of mixer To base solution Volts How it’s used and tips on application Electrode
White bronze White Bronze Mixer/Copper Brush Plating Solution. Leave to stand for 15 minutes before using. Use within 24 hours. 2 1 3 – 3.5 Can be used as a low-cost, tarnish resistant alternative to silver plate. As an undercoat when plating on to copper and its alloys, tin and its alloys, including solder. As an undercoat when black chrome plating on to copper. Suitable power source: MF Rectifier Mk II Stainless Steel
Rose gold Rose Gold Mixer/K-Gold 1 for an 18ct rose gold alloy and 2 for a 12ct rose gold alloy 10 2 Pre-plate a layer of gold using Gold Flash when plating on to stainless steel, nickel and nickel containing alloys. Suitable power source: MF Rectifier Mk II Carbon – 2 volts

Platinum – 3 volts

Green gold Green Gold Mixer/K-Gold 1 to 3 depending on shade 10 2                                        “ Carbon
A shade of gold that resembles freshly polished brass Brass Effect Gold Mixer/K-Gold 1 10 2 Used to recreate the shade of freshly polished brass. Can be used to recreate some shades of Ormolu. Carbon

Deposit data


Ratio of Brass Effect Gold Mixer to K-Gold Shade Produced Remarks
1:10 Resembles freshly polished 70/30 brass 14 carat alloy. May require polishing
1.5:10 (see note below)
Becomes lighter


When plating on to stainless steel, nickel and its alloys, first plate a layer of 24 carat gold using Gold Flash.

Other information

Plating rate 2.6 microns per minute (1:10 ratio, 3 volts, Carbon Electrode)
Temperature 20 – 25 °C
Electrode Carbon
Special storage requirements None
Shelf life 1 – 2 years
Health and Safety classification Irritant
Special considerations None
Transport (UN number) None: Not classified as dangerous for transport



  • The shade can be varied by altering the mix ratio. Increase the ratio for lighter shades; decrease for darker shades.

General guide;

Certain small items, for example Swabs, Nibs and Plating Pens can be sent by normal post within the UK

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  • Free UK mainland delivery available on orders over £200
  • International orders usually 3-5 working days.

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