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Satin chrome finish on brass


i need to know how can I have a satin chrome finishing on a massive brass door handle. ( mechanical and/or chemical steps ?)

Selim Ozruh
- Istanbul


Selim Satin finish on either chrome or brass can be accomplished with mass finishing systems using dry organic materials treated with pumice. Normally it is sold premixed with a type of glue or binder to hold mix together. Depending on equipment and finish, this process can take a couple of hours to a couple of days.

tony kenton
AF Kenton
Hatboro, Pennsylvania


For a brushed satin finish on a door handle the part needs to be pre-polished using either a Scotch Brite wheel, or a leewheel (using a greaseless polishing compound) or bead blasting. The part is then dull nickel plated, occasionally after dull nickel plating Scotch Brite is used to achieve a grain, then chrome plated after.

Gary Patigler
- Richmond Ca.


For Satin finish you need a Satin nickel on the brass prior to the chrome layer. The big supply houses have this product.

sara michaeli
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Sara Michaeli
chemical process supplier
Tel-Aviv, Israel

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