I’m trying to buy soem used pen plating equipment and the seller
(in another state) says the UPS folks and trucking companies
both gave him the idea it was impossible because the pens
contained cyanide! My impression of plating technology was that
pen platers specifically did NOT produce cyanide gas and plating
procedures do so only in some instances after acids were
introduced, mixed, etc. - during the actual dipping type of
I can’t believe it’s impossible to ship this stuff. If it were,
there would be no national business or mail order catalog sales
of such materials and there clearly are such sales.
Can somebody direct me to the procedures whereby one ships such
materials as the rectifier and pens in the typical pen plating
setup? Actually, it’s the pens giving trouble. Nobody objects to
shipping the rectifier, it’s just electrical equipment.