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Gauze for anode bags?


2004

Is it OK to use gauze to wrap around the nickel anodes? or do you need a certain specific material for this, if so what is it and where do you get it?

Ed Schuster
school - LA, California, USA


2004

Anode bags can be made of polypropylene, Ed; gauze (cotton) would be inappropriate and maybe harmful to the plating bath. You can probably get anode bag material from hobby plating suppliers if you can't find polypropylene fabric in a hardware store or such. Good luck.

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