PEWTER ANTIQUING SOLUTIONS

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PEWTER BLACKENING PROCESS

If Blackfast 181 is too strong certain grades of pewter may  turn brown. To rectify, weaken the 181 solution.

STEP 1

Components must be free from grease

STEP 2

Water wash to obtain a wetting condition

STEP 3

Immerse in Blackfast 181 until pewter darkens to required colour  (dilution 4 Р5 parts water to one part Blackfast 181). Average dwell time 3 Р4 minutes

STEP 4

Water rinse

STEP 5

Dry components – methods available:
i) maize
ii) oven dry
iii) hot air

STEP 6

Relieve components if a contrasting effect is required – methods available:
i) rotary vibrating machine
ii) typhoon barrel
iii) manual clean with abrasive paper/cloth
iv) polish using a rotary bench polishing machine

STEP 7

Lacquer finish if required

APPLICATION DATA SHEETS

View complete technical information on how to effectively apply the various relevant solutions for your blacking production line.

SAFETY DATA SHEETS

Information for the safe handling of both Supplied (Concentrated) and Working (Diluted) Solutions.

SOLUTION STRENGTH TESTS

In each of the guides on this page, you’ll find testing processes based on proven tests for checking and adjusting the strength of our solutions

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