Yellow Gold Pen Plating Solution HB

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The Gold Pen Plating Solution HB plates heavy deposits of gold. It is useful for building up gold on worn contacts on printed circuit board repair work and high-end jewellery applications.

This solution plates a shade of gold with a slightly yellower hue which approximates to between the Swiss watch industry standard of 2N and 3N.

Gold concentration: 25 grams per litre

Voltage: 4 – 5 volts

HS Code: 3824 99 70

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Operating Conditions and Deposit Data

Voltage Range 4.0 – 5.0 volts
Temperature 14 – 25 °C
Karat value of plated film 22.5 karat
Electrode Platinum Pen Electrode/Carbon Pen Electrode
Gold content in plate 94%
Plating Rate at (4 volts, Platinum electrode) Approx. 0.5 micron per minute (spot)
Hardness 220 – 230 Hv
Density of deposit 19.3 g/cm3
Stress Low – medium
Special storage requirements Away from sunlight
Shelf life 1 – 2 years
Health and Safety classification Harmful
Special considerations Contains potassium cyanide (0.45%)
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.

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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