Stripping Silver from Brass

Question: Can you suggest a procedure for stripping silver plate from a brass substrate?


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Can you suggest a procedure for stripping silver plate from a brass substrate? F. P.

Answer:

Here is a standard formulation that can be used:

  • Components Sulfuric acid, conc.
  • Sodium nitrate, four oz/gal
  • Temperature Room temperature (70–120°F)
  • Polarity Part is anodic
  • Cathode type Lead cathode
  • Voltage Three volts

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