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  • dilligaf76
    Zinc Plating Help!
    by dilligaf76
    I want to Zinc plate a couple of things small bits on my motorcycle at home but without having to buy expensive kits. I understand that I can Zinc Metal using White Vinegar, Salt, Zinc obviously and something like a AAA battery?
    Oh I do I need to get some Sulphuric Acid to clean the part to be...
    05-23-2022, 04:34 PM
  • Hambone
    New here, Just starting and a question around heating elements
    by Hambone
    I did quite a bit of Googling and got here then started searching for elements specifically. I think I can handle the box build (Approx 75ft^3) and the controls should be manageable but I am a little lost on how to define the actual heating elements that I should be using.

    If ANYTHING...
    05-21-2022, 07:32 PM
  • tdvorak
    Nickel Electroplating Kit Heater
    by tdvorak
    I am about to start my first nickel plating project. I have mixed the degreaser and attempted to heat it to the recommended 190 deg. F using the heater supplied in the kit. However, the heater cannot be set above 150 deg. F. What to do? Any advice?
    05-12-2022, 05:56 PM

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