Another source for very similar material is:
The Meadowlake Corp
PO Box 1555
Oneco, Florida, 34264
They are 5 sheets=$4.95
I.ve seen this stuff used and it is pretty good, iron-on
material. From them it is called Tek-200. It is intended for
printed circuits buts works well for jewelery purposes. You can
use a computer laser printer or a copy machine to use it-the
toner drops off onto the object and gets ironed or heated in
place. To work by placing it onto a smooth sheet of steel on a
hot plate is easiest. IT comes with a 3 page set of
instructions. Additional notes and hints (from Robb Mitchell-a
student of mine) include:
40 dpi is best
put toner on the matt side of the sheet.
To use text copy on acetate, place acetate in copy machine
then copy onto the Tek-200.
prepare the metal well, 400 wet/dry paper, it should be grease
free and oxide free, you can try running water over it to see if
it sheets evenly or breaks (grease spot there).
The transfer temp is 268-295 degrees, can just still touch a
hot plate at this temp.
to remove the toner after etching try lacquer thinner-
Steps to attach:
tack corners and edges with a burnisher first.
burnish the toner off the paper onto the metal.
If you are too hot the image will spread
fo over everything and burnish on the cold plate (after
after taking off the plastic paper: Replace the metal
onto the hot polate to post-bake and set the toner more
securely for about 2 minutes.
There are also even easier films available for printmakers where
the solvent is plain water. Let you all know when I find out
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