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  • mcaswell
    started a topic Anodizing Dye pH

    Anodizing Dye pH

    DYES OPTIMUM Ph





    RED BORDEAUX 6



    YELLOW 4A 6

    BLUE 4 A 6


    VIOLET 3D 6


    BLACK HBL 5.5


    GREEN SCG 6.6


    GOLD S 6


    TURQUOISE 5.5


    OLIVE DRAB 7.5


    GOLDEN ORANGE 7


    GREY BL 5.5


    BROWN GL 6.5


    TEAL 5.5


    ELECTRIC BLUE 6


    COPPER BF 7


    FLOURESCENT PINK unk

    BRONZE 5.5



    DEEP RED 5.5


    FLOURESCENT YELLOW 6


    GREEN AEN 6


    VIOLET DS 6


    GREY NLN 5.5


    YELLOW 3GL 6


    BROWN BL 6.5


    FAST BLUE 5.5


    ORANGE 3A 6
    Last edited by mcaswell; 09-01-2005, 01:46 PM.

  • Caswellplating_Jason
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    Hi Brwn253,
    To raise the PH, you will need to use Sodium Hydroxide, to lower the PH, use Acetic Acid.

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  • brwn253
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    Hey guys,

    I was wondering if just "ph up" (Sodium Carbonate, Soda Ash) and "ph down" (Sodium Bisulfate) from a store would work for altering ph levels in the dyes? Or are acids necessary?

    Thanks!

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  • anodizeworld
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    Re: Anodizing Dye pH

    The plastic ph testers work well. Calibrate first. Cold Dye. Adding dye will usually raise the ph. Sometimes if ph is too high the dye won't absorb properly. We had problems with reds because of high ph in the past.

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  • GG Engineering
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    Re: Anodizing Dye pH

    I got a electronic PH tester. Do I put it into the black dye directly to measure the PH when the solution is cold or hot? I'm afraid the black dye is going to discolor the PH tester because it yellow plastic.

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  • acidcustom
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    Re: Anodizing Dye pH

    pH for fluro pink is 5.5-6 got it from tech support today

    john

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  • blackcote
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    Re: Anodizing Dye pH

    I had to search around to find how to adjust the ph and I'd thought I'd save someone else the trouble and post a link to it. Enjoy.
    http://forum.caswellplating.com/show...6387#post16387

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