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topic 7784

Etching Stainless Steel Mesh


I am looking for a suitable stainless steel etching/brightening solution to allow etching of a fine stainless steel mesh thereby reducing the wire diameter on the mesh. I have a paper from the Review of Scientific Instruments (November 93, page 3094) which mentions a solution "DS9", but I have been unable to contact the author or track down DS9.

Can anyone recommend a product, or a recipe. (I have access to fume cabinets etc for safe handling).

Ed Roberts
Australian National University - Canberra, ACT, Australia


DS9 Henkel Technologies Deoxidine 314 pre mixed solution.

Good luck

Grant Crawford
Aerospace - Kitchener, Ont, Canada

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