Rhodium plating claw settings for precious stones is now quick and very straightforward with this completely portable Battery Powered Rhodium Pen Plating Kit.
Orders outside UK and EU
The Battery Powered Rhodium Pen Plating Kit cannot be purchased and shipped outside the UK and the EU because it includes our Rhodium Pen Plating Solution, one of our range of plating solutions that are regulated for transport.
If you want to purchase and have this kit delivered outside the UK and the EU then you should substitute the Rhodium Pen Plating Solution with our Palladium Pen Plating Solution which, although darker than rhodium, is quite popular as an alternative to rhodium.
Battery powered plating pen
|Takes three size AAA batteries (we recommend Energiser Lithium)
||Greatly increased plating time – no need to keep changing the batteries
|Long black lead
||Convenient plating – no need to keep moving the crocodile clip
|Platinum coated tip
||Improved plating performance
|Tight fitting top
||Protects the end of the pen during storage and carrying
Rhodium Pen Plating Solution
- Highly reflective and corrosion resistant- white lustrous appearance
- Hardest precious metal
- Rhodium concentration: 25 gms per litre
- Plating over white gold alloy (typically 75% gold with balance palladium, platinum or silver) to give a brilliant white finish
- Non-tarnish coating for silver
- Plate at no lower than 25 degrees centigrade.
- Use only our Fibre Nibs
Our Battery Operated Plating Pen Kit comes with all of the items you need to get started gold and silver pen plating a wide range of small items. The pen is shipped with the batteries separate to the pen, so you'll need to insert them in the right order to get plating. Below is a guide to help you set up your pen correctly, so that you get the best plating results right from the start.
1. Setting up your pen from new
Your pen will arrive with the three necessary batteries separate to the pen.
2. Unscrewing the battery cover
To insert the three batteries, unscrew and remove the battery cover.
3. Inserting the batteries
Put all three batteries in, positive end (plus sign +) first.
4. Repacing battery cover
Screw the battery cover back on.
5. Removing the lid
Remove the lid from the electrode.
6. Inserting a nib
Position one of the nibs, which comes with the Battery Pen Plating Kit, in the end of the electrode.
7. Checking for contact
Make sure that the bottom of the nib is in full contact with the electrode.
8. Gripping conductor strip
Grip the conductor strip in the jaws of the crocodile clip. The pen is now ready for use. For guidance with using your battery pen, please click HERE and for help with maintaining your battery pen once you have started using it, please click HERE.
Some items are regulated for transport and can only be delivered to destinations in the UK and countries within the EU. Alternative or substitute products are detailed in the ‘Description’ tab of this tabbed panel or under Related Items below this tabbed panel.
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