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  • Problems with Copy Cad

    I'm having problems with my Copy Cad setup. Everything is coming out blotchy and strange looking (see photo below). I tried plating a water pump pulley off of my '41 Buick, which is about 120 square inches. The part was sandblasted in my cabinet, wiped with acetone, baked in an oven for 20 minutes @ 450 degrees, then re-wiped with acetone before plating. I added 2 tsp. of brightener to the solution.

    I dialed in 3 amps on my rectifier (120 x 0.025), turned on my agitator, and let it plate for about 20 minutes. I pulled it out and let it dry. Here is my result:




    What the heck am I doing wrong?!?
    Matt Harwood
    Harwood Performance Engineering
    Cleveland, OH
    Matt's 1941 Buick Century Restoration

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    Please post a problem report in our support section. Thanks.
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    Mike Caswell
    Caswell Inc
    http://www.caswellplating.com
    Need Support? Visit our online support section at http://support.caswellplating.com

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