TIPS AND TECHNIQUES:

Electroforming Resources

by Robert Simmons

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METHODS

 

Kate Fowle Meleny Article 

http://www.lapidaryjournal.com/jj/oct00jj.cfm

 

The Enamel and Electroform Decorated Beads of Kate Fowle Meleney By Jim Kervin

 http://www.katefowle.com/pages/books.php

 

 

Pyrex Laboratory Glassware

 

http://www.indigo.com/glass/beakers.html

 

 

Power Supplies

 

http://www.caswellplating.com/kits/rect.htm

 

RECT3C CC/CV Rectifier 3 Amp  $102.13

RECT5C CC/CV Rectifier 5 Amp $123.63

RCL Connecting Lead Set (Black and Red)   $15.00

 

KITS

 

Tink Martin / Black Swamp Glassworks

http://blackswampglassworks.com/eform.htm

             (copper anodes and solution not included)

 

Samson Technologies

http://v-shoppes.com/mivastore/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=samson&Product_Code=EFS

 

Rio Grande

https://www.riogrande.com/home/MemberArea/RichProductPage.aspx?assetName=335313&cid=1

 

 

Electroforming Solutions

 

Samson Technologies

http://v-shoppes.com/mivastore/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=samson&Product_Code=ECS32

Bright Electroforming Copper is a special solution for use in electroforming. It keeps our work clean and bright throughout the cycle with built-in chemical brighteners. One quart of ready-to-use solution, use with a pure copper anode.

Code: ECS32
Price:
$21.90

HazMat Shipping charge Applies

 

 

Rio Grande

https://www.riogrande.com/home/MemberArea/ProductGroup.aspx?categoryid=784

Midas® bright electroforming copper is a special solution for use in electroforming. It keeps your work clean and bright throughout the cycle with built-in chemical brighteners. One quart of ready-to-use solution. Use with a pure copper anode. Acid-based.;Size: 1-qt.

Quantity Break*Selling Price 1-1 $16.45 2-4 $13.55 5-6 $11.65

 

 

PAINT

 

Safer Solutions

http://www.safer-solutions.com/

 

Caswell Plating

http://www.caswellplating.com/kits/cupwdr.htm

CCP Copper Conductive Paint 4oz  $27.99 (not shipped by air)

 

Gold Touch 

http://www.goldtouchinc.com/beakerplating/index.html#mfpaint

 Electroforming Paint   Metalform A (water base) MFA1 1 oz. $14.40

 Electroforming Paint   Metalform L (lacquer base) MFL4*H 4 oz. $28.35

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