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Pretreatments & Etches

  • Aluminum Brightener

    Cleans and brightens aluminum, stainless steel, copper, brass, and non-ferrous metals. In just seconds, the industrial strength formula dissolves grease, oil stains, grime and road film. Dilute 4-6 oz per gallon of water depending on the cleaning job...

    $36.99
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  • LIQUID DEGREASER CONCENTRATE GAL

    The correct surface preparation prior to plating is of the utmost importance. Slight traces of grease or oil, even finger prints, can completely ruin a good plating job. Yet most commercial systems use harsh alkaline cleaner that are tough to handle and...

    $32.99
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  • MASK IT MASKING LACQUER - 8OZ

    Caswell Mask It Masking Lacquer is an optically Blue Tinted acid resistant, peelable coating used where an acid resistant protective coating is required. Various applications include: protection of surfaces during fabrication and milling operations,...

    $10.99
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  • MASKIT MASKING LACQUER - 1 GAL

    Caswell Mask It Masking Lacquer is an optically Blue Tinted acid resistant, peelable coating used where an acid resistant protective coating is required. Various applications include: protection of surfaces during fabrication and milling operations,...

    $109.99
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  • MASKIT MASKING LACQUER - 1 QT

    Caswell Mask It Masking Lacquer is an optically Blue Tinted acid resistant, peelable coating used where an acid resistant protective coating is required. Various applications include: protection of surfaces during fabrication and milling operations,...

    $32.99
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  • MASKIT MASKING LACQUER - 16 oz

    Caswell Mask It Masking Lacquer is an optically Blue Tinted acid resistant, peelable coating used where an acid resistant protective coating is required. Various applications include: protection of surfaces during fabrication and milling operations,...

    $21.99
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  • NICKEL ACTIVATOR - 1 PINT

    Use to activate a nickel plated surface before gold, silver, nickel or copper plating. Simply swab the activator over the nickel, rinse, then plate. Contains Hazardous Goods. Shipping restrictions apply. Ground shipping only to the Continental USA...

    $16.49
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  • NICKEL ACTIVATOR - 1 QUART

    Use to activate a nickel plated surface before gold, silver, nickel or copper plating. Simply swab the activator over the nickel, rinse, then plate. Contains Hazardous Goods. Shipping restrictions apply. Ground shipping only to the Continental USA...

    $27.49
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  • PICKLE #4 - 2LB

    AT LAST! Eliminate using unpleasant muriatic acid. For stripping rust from steel & also activates zinc, pot metal, lead, 60/40 solder, copper & its alloys.No unpleasant fumes. More moderate action, less pitting. This system is ideal for the...

    $17.99
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  • PICKLE #4 SOLUTION - 1PINT

    AT LAST! Eliminate using unpleasant muriatic acid.  For stripping rust from steel & also activates zinc, pot metal, lead, 60/40 solder, copper & its alloys.No unpleasant fumes. More moderate action, less pitting. This system is ideal for the...

    $8.99
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  • SP DEGREASER - 10 LBS

    The correct surface preparation prior to plating is of the utmost importance. Slight traces of grease or oil, even finger prints, can completely ruin a good plating job. Yet most commercial systems use harsh alkaline cleaner that are tough to handle and...

    $62.49
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  • SP DEGREASER - 2 LBS

    The correct surface preparation prior to plating is of the utmost importance. Slight traces of grease or oil, even finger prints, can completely ruin a good plating job. Yet most commercial systems use harsh alkaline cleaner that are tough to handle and...

    $23.49
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  • ZINCATE CONCENTRATE - 1 LITER

    You Can't Plate Aluminum Without Zincate Pre-Treatment For Aluminum Using CASWELL Zincate Solution, aluminum can be pre-treated, and then plated in one of our plating kits. The problem is that aluminum forms an oxide layer the minute...

    $45.99
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  • ZINCATE CONCENTRATE - 5 GALLONS

    You Can't Plate Aluminum Without Zincate Pre-Treatment For Aluminum Using CASWELL Zincate Solution, aluminum can be pre-treated, and then plated in one of our plating kits. The problem is that aluminum forms an oxide layer the minute...

    $253.99
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