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.
SD-Deox-n-smut 30 should be added to cold water.
Concentration 5 — 10 % v/v
Time 1 — 5 minutes
Concentration 7 — 12% v/v
Time 2 — 20 minutes
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
The Anodising Manual contains all the information required for setting up, anodising and completing a quality finished product.
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(High Temperature Sealant)
Any lined vessel may be employed for sealing. Ceramic lined or stainless steel cooking pots are ideal. Do NOT use aluminium, as it causes problems.
Always use distilled water, as ordinary water may leave mineral deposits on/in the film.
Anodising Sealant is a nickel acetate compound for sealing anodic coatings on aluminium. Anodising Sealant is a fine flowing greenish powder, readily soluble in water. It is specifically formulated with a pH regulator and an agent to help minimize smut. Anodising Sealant is suitable for clear anodise and offers increased weather and light-fastness on coatings dyed with aluminium