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Library >  Surface Manipulation
 
Patination (13)
   Japanese Patinas, ...'
Polishing (20)
   Tumbling, ...
Reticulation (2)
Engraving (7)
Plating & Electroforming (10)
Etching (8)
Niello (1)
Inlay (2)
Depletion Gilding (2)
Keum-Boo (1)
Sandblasting (1)
E-Coating (1)
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[68] An example of a paper die: after David Walker's version
The annealed metal is placed in a sandwich between soft 'pusher' paper and a hard paper which will serve as a monoprint paper die to emboss the metal sheet. The metal may be pre-polished.... (1990)
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Show me more articles from: [Brain Press Publications]|[Charles Lewton-Brain]
Releated Categories: [Fabrication]|[Surface Manipulation]

 

[71] Cleaning Metal Surfaces
For all metal coloring and electroplating a clean metal surface is essential. The cleaning process must remove mineral oils, organic oils and greases as well as traces of chemicals on the surface. It must remove oxidation which might interfere with the metal coloration or plating adhesion and it should possible activate or roughen the metal surface to better receive the treatment.... (2002)
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Show me more articles from: [Brain Press Publications]|[Charles Lewton-Brain]
Releated Categories: [Surface Manipulation]|[Plating & Electroforming]

 

[144] Fire Gilding
In the twentieth century there can be little doubt that electroplating is the best way to develop a gold coating on a metal object. It provides successful results in many colors and can be adapted to one-of-a-kind or mass production. Knowing this, it might seem peculiar to devote the following section to the ancient art of fire gilding. It is more time consuming than modern methods, it requires more material, there is a greater risk of failure, and it is a health risk unless performed under ventilation. Why then should it be included?.... (2001)
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Show me more articles from: [The Theory and Practice of Goldsmithing]|[Prof. Dr. Erhard Brepohl]
Releated Categories: [Depletion Gilding]|[Surface Manipulation]
ISBN: 0961598492

 

[1010] Kliar Adds Vibrant Hues and Tarnish-Resistance to Precious and Base Metal Jewelry
Adding vibrant colors to jewelry can involve any number of methods -- from careful enameling by hand to the high-tech physical vapor deposition (PVD) process. But what if you could use a simple method similar to rhodium plating in your shop to apply a vibrant, durable color in 17 different hues to your precious or base metal jewelry line? That´s the promise of Kliar, a new nanoceramic e-coating developed by Legor´s Plating Division in Bressanvido, Italy. (2012)
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Show me more articles from: [AJM]|[Shannon L. Brown]
Releated Categories: [Surface Manipulation]|[E-Coating]

 

[947] Pat Pruitt´s Wolf Belt Sander
Using 1 inch by 11 inch belts with a 4.25-inch working surface, this sander fits onto a flex-shaft with a quick-release collar. It can be clamped onto a table or bench and is adjustable to many angles. An optional mounting attachment is available for use with the GRS Benchmate. The sander comes with five assorted belts in a variety of grits from very coarse to very fine. Why it´s one of Pat Pruitt´s coolest tools.... (2011)
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Show me more articles from: [AJM]|[haron Elaine Thompson]
Releated Categories: [Shop Machines]|[Surface Manipulation]
ISBN: B00006K39S

 

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