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Electrostripping alternatives


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Fellow Orchidites-

Have any of you come up with an alternative to Electrostripping with
Cyanide ? Regular suppliers (Otto-Frei) refuse to carry it anymore.

When making Platinum items with pure gold inlays I used a Cyanide
Electro-stripping solution to enhance the crystallization-process as
well as lowering the level of the gold inlay. This would also
enhance the outline of the gold inlay. Electro-stripping also
enabled me to ‘block-out’ other gold sections (fingernail polish)
which traditional acid baths would attack.

Anyone have any suggestions?

From Fog-Town, San Francisco.

Kim Eric Lilot.
www.kimericlilot.com