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Applying colour to small soldered brass components




2006

I would like to use the technique of powder coating to apply colour to small detailed filigree brass findings that are soldered using a low temperature solder. However I have been told that due to the nature of powder coat, the thickness of paint will cover the detail of the filigree.. Basically I do not want to use traditional methods of electroplating as only a small number of colours can be achieved but the process of charging the paint appeals to me as it would reach all areas of the brass...can anyone help me......



Andy Farrow
costume jeweller - London, United Kingdom



The product sounds like a perfect candidate for electrophoretic lacquering, Andy.

Ted Mooney, finishing.com
Ted Mooney, P.E.
Striving to live Aloha
finishing.com - Pine Beach, New Jersey
2006




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