Plating Solutions

Cyanide Free

Clean Earth Plating Solutions 

Ecologically safer than standard plating solutions, yet plating uniformly and producing a hard, durable finish.  The solutions are easy to use and produce rich colors.  No hazmat shipping charges except on items as marked.

Description Type/Size Stock# Price
Gold Plating Solutions
  

Produces uniform gold color.  Use with a stainless steel or pure gold anode.  Plate with the solution heated to 140° F at 3-4 volts for 30-45 seconds.  Changing the plating time or solution temperature will affect color.

14K/Quart 45.212 Buy $280.00
14K/Gallon 45.213 Buy $1,025.00
18K/Quart 45.214 Buy $280.00
18K/Gallon 45.215 Buy $1,025.00
24K/Quart 45.216 Buy $280.00
24K-Gallon 45.217 Buy $1,025.00
Silver Plating Solution
  Produces a uniform silver plate.  Use with a stainless steel or pure silver anode.   Plate with solution at room temperature at 1.4 -1.8 volts for 15-90 seconds.   The finish will reflect the surface of the underplate;  shiny silver over shiny metals and matte silver over a dull surface.
Quart 45.220 Buy $125.00
Gallon 45.221 Buy $225.00
Nickel Free Plating Solution
  A nickel free alloy similar in color to nickel.  Best if used over Copper Mirror solution.   An excellent base for gold and silver plating.  Use with titanium anode.  Plate with solution at 140°F at 2-4 volts for 30-90 seconds
Quart 45.222 Buy $42.30
Nickel Mirror Plating Solution
  Adds a decorative brilliance and white mirror shine to dull finishes.  Best if used over Copper Mirror solution.  An excellent base for rhodium, gold and silver plating.  Use with pure nickel anode.  Plate with solution at 140°F at 2-4 volts for 2-10 minutes.
Quart 45.210 Buy $39.20
Gallon 45.211 Buy $156.20
Copper Primer Plating Solution
  Used as a pre-plate to cover difficult-to-plate metals such as tin, lead, and zinc die-cast metals.  An excellent base for nickel plating.  Use with a pure copper anode.   Plate with solution at 130°F at 1-2 volts for 2-5 minutes.
Quart 45.206 Buy $38.00
Copper Mirror Plating Solution
  Produces a bright copper finish.  Air bubble agitation produces superior uniformity and shine.    Use with a pure copper anode.   Plate with solution at room temperature at 2-3 volts for 2-10 minutes.   Electroform at 1-1.3 volts for 30 minutes to 5 hours.
Quart 45.208 Buy $33.20
Gallon 45.209 Buy $98.60
Black Free Plating Solution
  Used to achieve an antique finish.  After article is plated with Black Free, highlights are relieved by polishing.  Use with a stainless steel anode    Plate with solution at 120°F at 3-6 volts for 30-60 seconds.
Quart 45.226 Buy $38.80
Gallon 45.227 Buy $115.65
Tin Plating Solution
  Adds a conductive coat for high quality electroforming.  Dip parts in solution for 60 seconds.  Use solution at room temperature.  This solution is not used with a rectifier.  Hazmat item.  Discontinued, see White Free Solution, item # 45.225
Gallon 45.229 Buy

137.80

Pen Plating Solutions
  Non-cyanide.  One bottle (1 ounce) will cover 250 square inches, approximately 200 wedding bands.
14K
¼dwt
PEN14K Buy $69.95
18K
¼dwt
PEN18K Buy $69.95 
24K
¼dwt
PEN24K Buy $69.95 
Rose/¼dwt PENROSE Buy
$69.95 
Green.¼dwt PENGREEN Buy
$69.95 
Platinum PlatinumPen Buy $85.00
Electrocleaner
  A quick and effective method of cleaning objects prior to plating.  The cleaning process uses an electrolytic bath, similar to plating operations.  The 2 lb size makes 8 gallons.  The 5 lb size makes 20 gallons.  Use with a stainless steel anode.   Clean with solution heated from 120°F to 160°F at 2-6 volts for 15-30 seconds.
2 lb 45.202 Buy $18.40
5 lb 45.203 Buy $40.80
Activator
  This powdered acid is mixed with water to produce a mild solution for etching, brightening and cleaning.  Use to clean and activate parts to assure strong metallic bonding throughout the subsequent plating process.  The 2 lb size makes 8 gallons.   The 5 lb size makes 20 gallons.  Use at room temperature for 30-60 seconds.   This solution is not used with a rectifier.
2 lb 45.204 Buy $15.60
5 lb 45.205 Buy $35.50
StripFree
  Used to strip gold plating.  Use with a stainless steel anode.   Reverse plate with the solution heated to 120°F
150°F at 3-6 volts for 30-90 seconds 
Quart 45.218 Buy $23.60
Gallon 45.219 Buy $71.00

 

PennyPen Disposable Pen Plater & Pen Plater Kits

Compact, easy to use, self contained, self adjusting, affordable, made in the USA.

Battery operated. Needs no rectifier. The pens are self adjusting and can be used for up to 1 hour continuous plating.  Can be used for gold or rhodium.

Plating solutions come with the kits and plating solutions are also available separately. 

Non-cyanide.

One bottle (1 ounce) will cover 250 square inches, approximately 200 wedding bands.

Kit Stock# Price
PennyPen Only
  Plating solutions sold separately.
PennyPen Buy $29.98
PennyPen Kit # 1
Includes 1 rhodium solution solution & 1 pen.  The price of rhodium varies day to day.
PennyPen1 call for price
PennyPen Kit # 2
Includes 1  black rhodium solution & 1 pen.  The price of rhodium varies day to day.
PennyPen2 call for price
PennyPen Kit # 3
Includes 1 ounce gold solution (please specify desired color) & 1 pen
PennyPen3 Buy $99.95
PennyPen Kit # 4
Includes 1 pen and 1 ounce each gold solutions; 14K, 18K & 24K
PennyPen4 Buy $249.95
PennyPen Kit # 5
Includes 2 pens and 1 ounce each gold solutions; 14K, 18K & 24K
PennyPen5 Buy $269.95
PennyPen Kit # 6
Includes 1 pen and 1 ounce each gold solutions; 14K, 18K, 24K, green gold & rose gold
PennyPen6 Buy $379.95
PennyPen Kit # 7
Includes 2 pens and 1 ounce each gold solutions; 14K, 18K, 24K, green gold & rose gold
PennyPen7 Buy $399.95
PennyPen Solution 14K
  Non-cyanide.  One bottle (1 ounce) will cover 250 square inches, approximately 200 wedding bands.
PEN14K Buy  $69.95 
PennyPen Solution 18K
  Non-cyanide.  One bottle (1 ounce) will cover 250 square inches, approximately 200 wedding bands. 
PEN18K Buy  $69.95  
PennyPen Solution 24K
  Non-cyanide.  One bottle (1 ounce) will cover 250 square inches, approximately 200 wedding bands. 
PEN24K Buy  $69.95  
PennyPen Solution Rose
  Non-cyanide.  One bottle (1 ounce) will cover 250 square inches, approximately 200 wedding bands. 
PENROSE Buy  $69.95  
PennyPen Solution Green Gold
  Non-cyanide.  One bottle (1 ounce) will cover 250 square inches, approximately 200 wedding bands. 
PENGREEN Buy $69.95  

 

Jax Dip Plating Solutions
All Jax metal finishing solutions are easy to use, produce authentic, consistent results, require no heat or electricity, are water based, contain no sulfur, are non-flammable and react within seconds.  Corrosive, hazmat.
Solution Stock# Price
Silver Plating Solution
4 oz. Plates pure silver onto copper, brass, bronze and silver  (no hazmat shipping cost)
45.909 Buy $22.10
Copper Plating Solution
1 pint. Instantly plates copper onto iron, steel, brass and solder
45.910 Buy $14.30
Copper Plating Solution
1 Gallon. Instantly plates copper onto iron, steel, brass and solder
45.969 Buy $51.20
Jax Gold Finish
Produces a simulated 24 K Hamilton finish on brass.
Pint 45.901 Buy $34.95
Gallon 45.941 Buy $51.10

 

Metal Form Concentration Metal Weight Volume Stock# Price
Palladium Bath Premixed 2½ Gram 1 Quart PalliumBath Buy $249.95
Platinum (no hazmat charge) Pen Use as Concentrate
  Do not dilute
    PlatinumPen Buy $75.00

 

For professional use only! Not for sale to any place where children or uninformed adults may have access.

Acid Based Plating Solutions
Corrosive, hazmat 

Metal Solution Type

Content

Volume Price

Rhodium

Bath

Concentrate
  Dilute to 1 Pint

1 Gram 50 ml. $

Concentrate
  Dilute to 1 Quart

2 Gram 100 ml. $

Concentrate
  Dilute to 2½ Quarts

5 Gram 250 ml. $ask for quote
Pen

Use as Concentrate
  Do not dilute

1 Gram 50 ml.

$

2 Gram 100 ml. $
5 Gram 250 ml. $

 

Cyanide Based Plating Solutions
Poisonous, hazmat (pen solution not subject to hazmat shipping).

Solution Type

Content

Volume Stock# Price
Gold Bath

14 K

1 dwt Qt GoldBath14K Buy $149.99

SuperHard 14 K

1 dwt

Qt.

GoldBath14KS Buy $149.99

18 K

1 dwt

Qt.

GoldBath18K Buy $149.99 

SuperHard 18 K

1 dwt

Qt.

GoldBath18KS Buy $149.99 

24 K Gold

1 dwt

Qt.

GoldBath24K Buy $149.99

SuperHard 24 K

1 dwt

Qt.

GoldBath24KS Buy $149.99 

Rose Gold

1 dwt

Qt.

GoldBathRose Buy $149.99
Gold Brush Brush Plating Solution for Cars
  Formulated specifically for brush plating of automotive detail.  Very hard and long lasting.  24K color.  Gives cars the look of jewelry.

2½ dwt.

8 oz

GoldBrush8 Buy

$299.95

5 dwt.

16 oz

GoldBrush16 Buy $449.95

10 dwt.

32 oz

GoldBrush32 Buy $845.00

Silver Bath

Extremely hard, durable and bright 10 dwt. Qt. SilverBath Buy
$79.95

Model Silver (electroforming)

For Electroforming 60 dwt. Qt. SilverElectro Buy
$349.95

 

Circuit Maker
  Repairs quartz analog and digital circuitry as well as any other fine wire circuits with a minimum of time and effort.  Eliminates long drying times.  One minute set up time required.  Kit includes .05 fluid oz. (1.5 ml) bottle of Circuit Maker and an applicator.

CE590890 Buy    Price  $24.00