How do I plate porous non-conductive items such as leather (baby shoes), flowers, butterflies etc?
To plate porous non-conductive items such as leather (baby shoes), flowers, butterflies etc. you will need the following parts that we sell.
1. Caswell Sealer Concentrate (to make the parts non-porous)
2. Copper Conductive Paint (to make the parts conductive)
3. Acid Copper Plating Kit
After copper plating, you can plate with most other plating systems, or you can use our metal finishing solutions to change the look of the copper.
See http://www.caswellplating.com/kits/ for all these products.
Bronzing Baby Shoes
Describes the products required for bronzing baby shoes and the procedure to follow.
What Size Items Can I Plate?
Well, you can technically plate anything, but we recommend sticking to parts that are manageable. Don't bother with car bumpers or rims. They require huge tanks, huge amounts of power, and way too much time. Leave items that large to the plating ...
Plug N Plate® Kit Instructions
These instructions are included in all our Plug N Plate® Kits.
Why Would Anyone Want To Copper Plate?
Copper plating forms the undercoat for many decorative plating applications. Copper plates quickly, thickly and is relatively soft. This means that it's easy to use copper to repair pitted items, plating over the pits, then polishing the copper to a ...
How do I plate onto plastic?
To plate plastic items you will need the following parts that we sell. 1. Copper Conductive Paint - http://www.caswellplating.com/copper-conductive-paint-4oz.html 2. Tinning Solution - ...