How To Make and Apply: Copper Plating
Last Updated: 06/05/2009
Apply this formula to Iron & Steel to create a copper plated surface that you may patina.
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- Clean the iron or steel with our Metal Cleaner. Leave cleaner on surface of the metal for 3 -4 minutes and wipe off with a clean rag.
- Spray on the Cupric Sulfate Solution and let it sit on the surface for 2 minutes and wipe off with a clean rag.
- Wipe surface with Acetone- get in all the recesses or a white chalky film will form.
- Seal surface with Permalac- NOTE: If your wanting to patina the newly plated surface DO NOT seal at this point.
- Apply the patina
- Seal if necessary.