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Our Copper Plating Solution plates fast to create a beautifully lustrous finish of fresh copper. It can also be mixed with our White Bronze Mixer to make white bronze plating solution which can be used as an undercoat when plating on to pewter. Recommended electrode – copper.
HS Code: 3824 99 70
Copper plating over conductive epoxy to repair a dent in a pewter tea pot. For practical help with copper brush plating please click HEREto see our Electroplating Manual. To work out how much plating solution you will need and how long to plate for, please click on the ‘Calculator’ tab above and select ‘Copper Brush Plating Solution’.
Our Copper Plating Solution can be mixed with our White Bronze Mixer to create white bronze plating solution (Use within one hour after mixing). White bronze can be used as an undercoat for plating onto pewter. Please click HERE to see a project on restoring an antique pewter ink well with our silver brush plating solution and white bronze.
Plates fast and shiny.
Making a base layer for other more expensive plates, such as silver.
Can be mixed with our Bronze Mixer to make white bronze.
Plating a barrier layer between copper and gold, for example when plating on non-conductive surfaces.
Not suitable for brush plating plastics.
We do not recommend this solution for brush plating on plastics. PP Copper Brush Plating Solution is has been designed for this purpose.
Operating Conditions and Deposit Data
Above 15 °C
Copper, Carbon or Platinum(see notes)
Copper content in plate
Plating Rate at (3.5 volts, Platinum electrode)
2 microns per minute (spot)
Density of deposit
Low – medium stress
Special storage requirements
1 – 2 years
Health and Safety classification
Transport (UN number)
None: Not classified as dangerous for transport
We strongly advise against the use of stainless steel anodes for most of our plating processes
Plating rates are calculated over a sample area which is permanently covered by swab.
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 £200
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 by clicking on the ‘Calculate shipping’ button in the cart and before checking out.
You can access our MSDS by scanning the QR code which is on our product bottles.
Here is a video to show you how;