netneut
finishing.com -- The Home Page of the Finishing Industry
A website for Serious Education, promoting Aloha,
& the most FUN smiley you can have in metal finishing


Finishing.com has been free for 22 years,
but without net neutrality we could soon
cease to exist. Do us a solid, click on
the banner, and contact congress today!
HomeFAQsBooksHelpWantedAdvertiseForum
topic 714

Deplating Brass


(1998)

Looking for a way to deplate brass objects.

Please advise of any process available that I can do at home.

terry [last name deleted for privacy by Editor]


(1998)

Hello, Terry.

What metal is on the brass that you want to de-plate? May I assume that it's nickel-chrome?

There is the possibility of removing the chrome electrolytically in an alkaline solution--but this leaves you with hexavalent chromium, a carcinogen, in the solution. Then you would need to remove the nickel, with a cyanide-based stripper or a proprietary solution.

You might decide that these kinds of operation should not be done at home.

Ted Mooney, finishing.com Teds signature
Ted Mooney, P.E. RET
finishing.com
Pine Beach, New Jersey


(1998)

Terry:
Contact Patclin Chemical Company. Those Oldtimers can sell you exactly what you need, and it will work perfectly.

Regards,
Dave

Dave Kinghorn
Dave Kinghorn
Chemical Engineer
SUNNYvale, California



(2003)

PLEASE CONTACT US. WE SUPPLY ALL OF PATCLIN PRODUCTS. REGARDS,

Steve Cornwell
ACCU-LABS
supporting advertiser
Chicago, Illinois

ACCU-LABS




This public forum has 60,000 threads. If you have a question in mind which seems off topic to this thread, you might prefer to Search the Site

ADD a Q or A to THIS thread START a NEW THREADView This Week's HOT TOPICS

Disclaimer: It's not possible to diagnose a finishing problem or the hazards of an operation via these pages. All information presented is for general reference and does not represent a professional opinion nor the policy of an author's employer. The internet is largely anonymous & unvetted; some names may be fictitious and some recommendations may be deliberately harmful.

  If you need a product/service, please check these Directories:

JobshopsCapital Equip. & Install'nChemicals & Consumables Consult'g, Train'g, SoftwareEnvironmental ComplianceTesting Svcs. & Devices


©1995-2017 finishing.com     -    Privacy Policy
How Google uses data when you visit this site.