Gold Whitener

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You can use our Gold Whitener to bleach back our Gold Brush Plating Solution to create shades of gold ranging from 18 carat yellow gold to pale yellow and then on to the greyish shade commonly found in white gold alloys.

Gold Whitener can be used for pen and brush plating.

Please note that we recommend you use a new or relatively new swab with this product.

Please see the tab above called ‘Product Details’ for more information on mixing ratios and click on the tab marked ‘Videos’ to watch a demonstration.


HS Code: 3824 99 70

Our Gold Whitener has been used to plate the top right earring with a shade of gold similar to that of 18ct. For details on mixing ratios and further technical help, please click the next tabs marked ‘Product Details’ and ‘Tech Specs’.

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Features Benefits
Can be mixed with our standard Gold Plating Solution (for brush plating) in varying ratios to give different shades of gold.
  • Bleaches back the shade of our standard gold solution to produce a finish that resembles most common 18ct gold shades
  • No need to buy another base plating solution – just mix it with our standard gold
You can add more Gold Whitener to lighten the shade further and add less to create a richer shade. You could start off at a 1-10 ratio and then increase the ratio of Gold Whitener if you want a paler shade of gold.
  • Great flexibility – you’ll be able to fulfil your customers’ requirements exactly


Operating Conditions and Deposit Data

Voltage Range 3.0 – 5.0 volts
Temperature 18 – 25 °C
Gold Concentration Dependent on mix ratio
Electrode Platinum or Carbon (see notes)
Gold content in plate 99.9% (yellow gold) – 75% (grey-white)
Plating Rate at (3.5 volts, Platinum electrode) Dependent on mix ration
Hardness From: 220 (yellow gold) – 550 Hv (white gold)
Density of deposit 15.0 (yellow gold) – 19.0 g/cm3 (white gold)
Stress Medium stress – high stress
Special storage requirements None
Shelf life Over 3 years


  • 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.
  • Once mixed, use within 30 minutes.
  • Use a new or relatively new swab.

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 £200
  • International orders usually 3-5 working days.

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