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
This video shows how to gold pen plate using our rectifier powered plating pen:
Operating Conditions and Deposit Data
4.0 – 5.0 volts
14 – 25 °C
Platinum Pen Electrode/Carbon Pen Electrode
Gold content in plate
Plating Rate at (4 volts, Platinum electrode)
Approx. 0.5 micron per minute (spot)
220 – 230 Hv
Density of deposit
Low – medium
Special storage requirements
Away from sunlight
1 – 2 years
Health and Safety classification
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.
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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You can access our MSDS by scanning the QR code which is on our product bottles.
Here is a video to show you how;