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Can anyone help me please I am starting electroforming
as a hobby and i am finding it difficult to find a good and redealy
available good electroconductiv paint to use on a wax model.
Victor Trapani

Hi Victor -

I haven’t done this since the early 80’s, but when I had access to an
electroforming rectifier I used to apply lacquer to an item, then
roll in, or sprinkle with copper dust I had made by filing the edge of
a sheet of copper. I suppose any durable binding agent that keeps the
surface of the copper dust exposed would work. Clear nail polish?

Good luck,


Dave Sebaste
Sebaste Studio and
Carolina Artisans’ Gallery
Charlotte, NC (USA)