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Substitute for cyanide as tarnish remover?


1999

Hi

We use a weak cyanide solution to remove tarnish from brass or copper plated medallions before oxidizing and buffing on linen wheels.

Is there a substitute for cyanide that might work?

Thanks.

Ken Fefferman
- Harwood Hts Illinois


1999

Ken- A stabilized hydrogen peroxide bath works great as a tarnish remover.

Dan Brewer
chemical process supplier - Gurnee, Illinois



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