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Aging solution to give carbon steel coated with zinc a gray aged patina


I'm a craftsman and I'm having a hard time finding an aging solution for my creations. I'm wanting to give it a dark gray aged patina. I use a carbon steel coated with Zinc.

Jeffrey Dean
- Lancaster, P.A., U.S.A


Gray for zinc or zinc plated material:

200 gm iron chloride

1 lit water

Cold immersion(20 min.)!

Good luck! Goran Budija
- Zagreb,Croatia

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