Using Deox-N-Smut On Aluminium

SD-Deox-n-smut 30

SD-Deox-n-smut 30 is a liquid, non-chromate, fast acting De-oxidizer, De- smut used as a post etch and brightener process for aluminium. Deox 30 is miscible in water and provides a convenient de-smut/ de-oxidizer solution.

Operation

SD-Deox-n-smut 30 should be added to cold water.

De-smut

Concentration                          5 — 10 % v/v
Temperature                             Ambient
Time                                     1 — 5 minutes

De-oxidizing

Concentration                           7 — 12% v/v
Temperature                             Ambient
Time                                      2 — 20 minutes

Equipment

Stainless steel tanks are generally used, although linings of polypropylene, P.V.C. or A.B.S. are often used. In the small workshop HDPE buckets can be used

Effluent Treatment

Waste chemical solutions should be segregated, correctly labelled and disposed of in accordance with local authority regulations. Contact your local authority for guidance. Acidic solutions treated to raise pH should be carried out by competent operators familiar with the process. All treatment should be done with appropriate care.

Health and Safety

SD-Deox-n-smut 30 is a hazardous chemical preparation and should be treated accordingly. Care should be taken to avoid contact with the skin and eyes by wearing appropriate safety wear. If contact is made with the skin or eyes, irrigate with copious amounts of water and seek medical attention immediately.

 

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