Electrolytes and cleaners

 

 

Electrolytes

Different metal surfaces require the use of different electrolytes. Please refer to our list of electrolytes and their uses.

List of materials and applicable electrolytes for dark markings (AC)

Material Electrolyte Voltage/time
Tool steel/carbon steel E 400
E-400k (Low corrosion)
104B
9-12 V AC
2-3 sec.
INOX/Stainless Edelstähle E 600
E-600 HM
E-PYR
104A
9-12 V AC
2-3 sec.
Nickel-plated/chrome-plated parts E-600-1
E-615
E-PYR
104F
9-12 V AC
2-3 sec.
Aluminium (not anodised) E-AL
104D
9-12 V AC
2-3 sec.
Brass/bronze E-MS
104C
9-12 V AC
2-3 sec.
Copper/zinc alloys E-MS2 9-12 V AC
2-3 sec.

Other materials on request

List of materials and applicable electrolytes for light markings (DC)

Material Electrolyte Voltage/time
Electrocoated black surfaces (gunmetal finish) E-GSF
104E
9-12 V DC
2-3 sec.
Tool steel/stainless steel E-Normal
E-PYR
9-12 V DC
2-3 sec.
Aluminium E-600HM 9-12 V DC
2-3 sec.

Other materials on request

Neutralin & cleaner

After etching, items have to be cleaned to stop post-etching corrosion. For this purpose, we recommend our neutralisation and cleaning liquids.

EU safety data sheets in accordance with 91/155/EEC


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