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fixing drips

Drips often form when brush- or spray-lacquering, but these can be easily fixed if you catch them quickly enough.

From  Lauren Fair on October 1st, 2020 0 likes 5 plays 0  

spray lacquering

Spray lacquering a silver plate with 1:2 Agateen Lacquer #27 (nitrocellulose) / Agateen Lacquer Thinner #1 with 0.025 wt.% coumarin 6 (UV-fluorescent) dye additive.

From  Lauren Fair on October 1st, 2020 0 likes 14 plays 0  

brush lacquering

Brush lacquering a silver fork with 1:1 Agateen Lacquer #27 (nitrocellulose) / Agateen Lacquer Thinner #1 with 0.025 wt.% coumarin 6 (UV-fluorescent) dye additive.

From  Lauren Fair on October 1st, 2020 0 likes 11 plays 0  

coating removal with solvent poultice

On silver objects that do not have organic or other solvent-sensitive components but are coated with cellulose nitrate lacquer, poultices with cotton pads soaked in acetone solvent can safely and…

From  Lauren Fair on September 30th, 2020 0 likes 5 plays 0  

lifting lacquer during steam removal

The use of pressurized steam to remove cellulose nitrate lacquer from non-plated silver causes it to lift, sometimes in large sheets.

From  Lauren Fair on September 28th, 2020 0 likes 4 plays 0  

coating removal with pressurized steam

On silver objects that are not plated but are coated with cellulose nitrate lacquer, pressurized steam from a handheld dental steamer can safely and effectively remove the previously applied coating.

From  Lauren Fair on September 28th, 2020 0 likes 5 plays 0