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    Caswell Sealer on tanks with internal structures

    James · 0 · Posted
    Hi,   After several recommendations from members of a Triumph forum I've just used the large Caswell Tank Sealer kit on my 1997 Thunderbird (tank capacity 15 litres). Firstly it was treated with Rusty Metal, then cleaned and dried. As per instructions I made sure the temperature was within range, the products measured correctly and mixed thoroughly. I rotated the tank slowly in all directions, then excess sealer left to drain. Upon inspection it has left a nice smooth, shiny coating throughout the tank except for the overflow tube which, apart from a few drops, is still bare (this can be
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    Duracoat

    Jake Duncan · 2 · Last reply by Jake Duncan

    Hi I emailed a few months ago about your stocking of duracoat, I was told your company was looking toStart your own brand of duracoat I was wondering    When this would be available 

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    Plating Brass on Pewter?

    Mail · 1 · Last reply by Clare

    Would the Plug 'n Plate system work for plating brass onto pewter, which is mostly tin? If so, is it likely to be back in stock soon? Thank you.

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    Hi I want to seal an integral tank on a racing powerboat which runs on standard pumped fuel 97 / 99 Octane. The tank is formed of carbon fibre and measures c 60 litres in size. Whilst I do not have the exact measurements to hand it is roughly 90 cms x 90

    The Palfs · 2 · Last reply by The Palfs

    Hi I want to seal an integral tank on a racing powerboat which runs on standard pumped fuel 97 / 99  Octane. The tank is formed of carbon fibre and measures c 60 litres in size. Whilst I do not have the  exact measurements to hand it is roughly 90 cms x 90 cms x 75 cms. Obviously this will need to be   painted on so my query is will the product be suitable and if so will I require more than 1 pack.

    Many thanks

    Graham

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    Caswell tank sealer

    Rosegypsy25 · 2 · Last reply by Rosegypsy25

    Had my all steel BMW motorcycle tank lined with Caswell sealer around two years ago by a motorcycle restoration firm in Saffron Walden.  As I recall I took the name of this firm from one of Caswell's websites.  Today I find that the lining is parting company with the inside of the tank!  Not happy.  How do I now get this stuff out of my tank?

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    What do i need to order to brass plate some chrome watertubs

    Stefan N S · 0 · Posted

    hello,

    i need to brass plate some chrome water tabs, couldyou please tell me what i need to order?

    thank you,

    stefan

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    fuel tank sealant

    Mike · 1 · Last reply by David Wise

    Do you have a sealant kit suitable for a 70s fibreglass tank that is used for Castor R oil pre-mix at 20:1 with super unleaded petrol. It is a 1.2 US gallon tank (approx. 5 litres?).

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    Chrome plate problem

    Germain Sarda · 0 · Posted

    Hello

    I have a problem with my triple chrome kit.
    The nickel and copper bath works well, but the chrome bath is not trim.

    I tested the bath with this procedure:
    1) Set the temperature to 43 ° C
    2) Clean the anode of the GP plate with an abrasive sheet and rinse with water
    3) submerge the GP plate
    4) I used a copper piece for plating test, 3.5cm x 2.5cm
    5) The part is cleaned with an abrasive wheel, acetone, SD Klenne 175 and a finish 416. Each clean are rinse with water.
    6) The piece are dives

  • What size items can I plate with your kits

    David Wise · 0 · Posted

    Its possible to plate most items, if you have a tank big enough, the problem is not the size of the tank, but the total surface area, which will dictate the voltage needed, if the item is to big, then the voltage needed may be so high that the electric rectifier needed would be to big and expensive

    Please read the attachment, and this will explain the procedure

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    can you use electroless plating on Plastic Parts to make them conductive for further plating?

    Jason Fullwood · 1 · Last reply by Clare

    can you use electroless plating on Plastic Parts to make them conductive for further plating?

    I'm looking to plate plastic parts but I cannot use normal conductive ink as the parts have holes I cannot reach with a airbrush or standard brush so would it be possible to plate plastic with electroless plating? to provide the conductive base to electroplate onto?

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    power supply

    Tom Fisher · 1 · Last reply by Clare

    hi, I'm considering setting up to copper plate musical instrument parts to bring them back to size.  I can see your copper plating kit , but not a power supply.  do you stock a power supply?  If not, would a battery charger be suitable ?

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    I should like to blacken my stainless steel gun. But my problem is that i don't know the type of stainless steel that Sig Sauer employs

    Good day.

    I should like to blacken my stainless steel gun. But my problem is that i don't know the type of stainless steel that Sig Sauer employs.

    I should do it with Stainless steel Blackener gel. Because the gel will not run off from the pièces.

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    maskit masking lacquer

    john · 3 · Last reply by Clare

    just received some maskit lacquer...

    It's so thick we can't paint it on to the features we want. Can I thin it down, if so what with? standard thinners, Acetone, etc?

     

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    CASWELL SEALER CONCENTRATE

    Andrew Meggy · 2 · Last reply by Andrew Meggy

    1)  Can the Caswell Sealer Concentrate be used to give permanent rust protection after metal has been blacked with your 4-part Black Oxide Kit?  If so, would it replace the 'Seal-Ox' stage or would it be an additional step once dewatering has been completed?  

    2) The Sealer is shown as 'water-based' on the tin so what's the meaning of the description's second paragraph "The cellulose based ... cellulose thinners"?  Are there two product versions?  Many thanks 

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    Nickel plating a copper bath

    Ally · 1 · Last reply by Clare

    Hello,

    we usually gold plate various items using brush plating method.   We want Nickel/colbalt a copper bath.  We have experimented a few times but failed.  We need to use the brush plating method as the object is too large.  Will these chemicals be ok for brush plating? ELECTROLESS NICKEL/COBALT CONCENTRATE PART A, B, C is this for tank plating only?  I have done some tank plating a few years ago very successfully.   Will the NICKEL CRYSTALS WITH BRIGHTENERS be ok for brush plating?   

    Ally

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    motorcycle gas tank sealer

    Alex · 1 · Last reply by Clare

    Hello,

    i am Alex from Italy, i  have a question regarding the gas tank sealer kits. What's the difference between the "Ethanol Proof Fuel Tank Renovation kit" and the "Ethanol Proof Fuel Tank Sealer GTS1750" ?

    i am restoring a motorcycle tank of 26litres capacity, the previous owner did a fuel tank liner treatment that i am trying to remove.....not without problems, it's very tough.

    i was wondering if you fuel tank sealer need to be replaced by a fresh treatment after a certain amount of time or it's simply once and for all?
    Do the different

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    Black Oxide kit -

    Armand Bourbon · 3 · Last reply by David Wise

    I just bought your Black Oxide kit and I am struggling with it :

    1: If I use the Cond-Ox solution, my mild steel will not blacken at all. Without, it seems to work even if I dont get a very dark black.

    2: I want to blacken / antique a piece of furniture and I cannot dip it. So I am trying to apply the products with brushes, sponges...
    Besides the issue above, I don't achieve an even result. Do you have an advice how to proceed?

    I posted in attachment an axample of the finish I am looking

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    Classic car bumpers

    Darren · 1 · Last reply by David Wise

    hi what products do i need to chrome over filled and primered bumpers