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  • gianninijj
    Titrating to find acid level of anodizing bath
    by gianninijj
    Hello All,

    First off, love this forum! There is a wealth of knowledge on this forum and so much information. With that I ask my question after searching over and over again.

    Does anyone have any information or instructions on how to test the bath for acid concentration? I...
    06-25-2022, 01:23 PM
  • chrisplummer
    copycad throwing power
    by chrisplummer
    im having trouble with getting a bright finish in deep recesses (lcd) areas. im running a 12 gal set up with pump,fillter. ph is at 5.5 temp is 80. plenty of anode surface. i do realize the copycad is a chloride zinc bath and has poor throwing power compared to a cyanide bath but i dont want to mess...
    06-21-2022, 12:04 AM
  • gplracer
    Zinc plated part turning dark after blue chromate
    by gplracer
    I got my Caswell zinc plating kit 6 months ago and have had nothing but success! The parts look great. I have not plated anything in around a month or so. Now the parts come out looking great but when I dip them in the blue chromate for 15 seconds they are turning dark. Any ideas on what this could...
    06-12-2022, 11:01 AM

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