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Chemistry

Simple Chemistry...

Here you will find the basics of Reverse Electrolysis -for corrosion removal, Metal Plating and the theory of Hard Anodising. All but the last is a very simple "domestic" process using easy to obtain chemicals such as Sodium Carbonate and Copper II Sulphate and a battery charger!

Reverse Electrolysis.

We have all picked up a piece from the AGM "bring and buy stall" or off eBay that has seen better days. Yet below the layer of rust or verdigris is good metal. All that has to be done is to reveal it by turning back the oxidation process.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KxRMaVcS7L4

Metal Plating.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-PtnwtOR24

Hard Anodising.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2RKze7baJw

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