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Copy Chrome steel parts??

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  • Copy Chrome steel parts??

    Hi all,
    I have got my copy chrome kit up and running, and was wondering if I need to flash copper coat some small steel parts. They had been chromed buts its past its sell by date and needs re-chromed. I don't want to do it until I know if they can be copy chromed onto the steel after all the prep work is carried out OR if they need to be flash coated with copper before chroming.
    I pretty new to all this so any help is apprecitated.
    Thanks and regards.

    Jim

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    Re: Copy Chrome steel parts??

    You can Copy Chrome steel parts without flash copper, but you must make sure the old chrome is removed first Then buff and copy chrome. I would copy chrome for 1.5 to 2 hours to get a thick plate. Todd

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      Re: Copy Chrome steel parts??

      Many thanks Todd, just needed someone with more experience than I to confirm the details.

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