Fine version of our MPU – ideal when working on thin flash coatings of gold.
HS Code: 3824 99 70
£12.69 – £25.19 + VAT
MPU Fine is ideal for working on Gold Flash layers during plating. For instructions on use and guidance with making the best choice from our range of preparation products, please click HERE to see our Electroplating Manual.
|Fine version of MPU||Working on thin flash coatings of gold as it removes the minimum amount of metal. As with MPU, if further plating is required all you have to do is wipe well with a clean paper towel and continue plating|
|Particle size of MPU Fine no more than the wavelength of visual light||No chance of leaving a scratch on even the softest of metals, such as gold or silver plate – great also for removing scratches in plastic and glass|
We’ve put together a quick reference guide to help you choose the right cleaning and polishing compound for every stage of the brush plating process. One of the most important stages for successful electroplating is the surface preparation stage and our MPU will be the one you use most often. It is the ultimate all-in-one cleaning and activating compound and helps you to achieve a water-break-free surface.
If the surface of your work is very recessed, or if it is very large, we recommend cleaning and activating with ActiClean.
If the surface you are plating is matt and not highly polished, the final surface will also be matt. Electroplating will not turn a matt surface shiny.
|Name of Polish||Degree of Cut, from smallest (*) to greatest (*****)||Uses and applications||Needs to be cleaned off before plating?|
|MetaSeal||*||Seals the surface of items you have plated. Brings out the final lustre on gold plated items.||Yes|
|Spa Plating Silver and Gold Cloth||**||Brings out the final lustre on silver plating. Sometimes gold plate can dull off at the edges of your work as your plate; Goddard’s can be used after plating to bring back the shine.||Yes|
|***||Cleans and activates the surface of work before plating and helps to achieve a water-break-free surface. For more information on achieving this kid of surface please see our guide Surface preparation for electroplating – achieving a water break free surface. MPU contains a fast cutting, non-scratch abrasive that can be used on small, non-recessed areas and can replace the MetaPrep stage.Very useful for cleaning and activating between plating stages.
MPU Fine – great for cleaning and re-activating gold flash layers while plating.
MPU Coarse – ideal for polishing back a plated layer of our PP Copper while plating on non-conductive surfaces.
|MetaPrep||****||Removes traces of polishing compound and is a replacement for solvent if this unavailable.||Yes|
|Autosol||*****||Removes scratches from steel, stainless steel, nickel and other hard metals. Can be used to remove old plate, if necessary.||Yes|
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