USING METAL PREPARATION PRODUCTS

When preparing a Metal surface for Patination, it is important that you remove all Grease, Debris, Fingerprints, and Mill Scale, as all of these if left on the metal will be highlighted when you add the patination product.

Never use Acetone or Acetate to clean the surface, as this etches in to the metal, and when you blacken, it will show up as white on some metals, which can only be removed by shot blasting.

Our Metal Cleaners are water based, and clean well, and do not leave an chemicals traces on the metal work, which can react with the Patina

Aluminium can produce an oxide which will need to be removed, for this you can use our De Ox and Smut Remover, if you would like to get a surface finish that is similar to Anodising, use our Aluminium Brightener

All of these  products can be used in dipping tanks, or applied by hand, by creating a clean and bright Aluminium, you can be sure of a good finish after you have finished your final process

  • Aluminium Brightener Concentrate

    ALUMINIUM BRIGHTENER  This product can be used for the following Processes As a Pre Treatment for Brightening Metal before Patination,  As part of the Process to Brighten Aluminium prior to Anodising, and finally to renovate older Aluminium...

    £28.50
  • Aluminium Oxide and Smut Remover

    ALUMINIUM OXIDE and SMUT REMOVER (ideal for Japanese Motorcycle Engine Casings) Hand Application Ideal for removing oxides and smut that build up on Aluminium over a period of time, This product is especially useful on certain types of alloys found on...

    £27.50
  • Aluminium Cleaner

    ALUMINIUM CLEANER Ideal for removing oils, waxes and staining on Aluminium, this is a water based product so is safe to apply and easy to use. This product is ideal for pre cleaning Aluminium before applying any blackeners or...

    £24.95
  • Metal Cleaner

    METAL CLEANER Ideal for removing oils, waxes and staining on most metals, this is a water based product so is safe to apply and easy to use. This product is ideal for pre cleaning Metals before applying any blackeners or Patinations,  SHIPPING...

    £24.95
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