Plating and Metal Finishing Solutions For electroplating applications

Ultrasonic & Soak Solutions:

MC 520

Alkaline Detergent

Description:

Cleaning Properties:

  • Silicate-free heavy-duty detergent for use in soak and ultrasonic cleaning systems
  • Excellent for removing polishing compounds and blast media from medical implants and instruments

Specifications:

Used On:

  • Stainless steel
  • Nickel
  • Cobalt chrome
  • Titanium alloys

Guides & Documents:

Miraclean IC-290

Immersion Cleaner

Description:

Cleaning Properties:

  • Heavy-duty powdered degreaser for use in soak applications
  • Phosphate-free

Specifications:

Used On:

  • Steel
  • Brass

Guides & Documents:

Miraclean IC-170

Liquid Soak Cleaner

Description:

Cleaning Properties:

  • Concentrated liquid product for use as a component of a soak cleaner for steel
  • Excellent for removal of oils and grease from ferrous metals

Specifications:

Used On:

  • Steel

Guides & Documents:

Electroplating Solutions:

Miraclean EC-220

Liquid Electrocleaner

Description:

Cleaning Properties:

  • Highly alkaline liquid soak and electrocleaner
  • Can also be used as a spray cleaner
  • Free rinsing
  • Low foaming
  • Highly conductive
  • Will remove a variety of soils including oils, greases, and lubricants
  • Will also keep plating barrels and other equipment clean and free of oils

Specifications:

Used On:

  • Ferrous Metals
  • Copper
  • Copper plated work

Guides & Documents:

Miraclean LB-620

Liquid Base Component

Description:

Cleaning Properties:

  • Concentrated liquid caustic product for use as a component of a soak or electrocleaner for steel
  • Excellent for removal and emulsification of oils and grease from ferrous metals

Specifications:

Used On:

    • Steel
    • Ferrous Metals

Guides & Documents:

Acid Salts:

Activator 34

Activating Dip for Metals

Description:

Cleaning Properties:

  • Dry powder containing acid salts and surface active agents
  • For use with water on all metal as a replacement for mineral acids
  • Very effective on zinc die cast alloys, tin, lead, leaded brass, bismuth alloys, white metals, and beryllium copper

Specifications:

Used On:

  • Zinc
  • Tin
  • Leaded Brass
  • Bismuth Alloys
  • White Metals
  • Beryllium Copper

Guides & Documents:

Mirapic 839 L

Liquid Acid Salts

Description:

Cleaning Properties:

  • Liquid version of Acid Salt 839
  • It is a blend of acid salts and surfactants. Mirapic AS839L is used for activating steel, copper alloys, and zinc.
  • Unlike conventional mineral acids, dilution with water products produces less heat.
  • Normal precautions when working with mineral acids should be observed

Specifications:

Used On:

  • Steel
  • Copper Alloys
  • Zinc

Guides & Documents:

Mirapic AS 839

Dry Acid Salts

Description:

Cleaning Properties:

  • Dry powder containing acid salts
  • For use with water as a replacement for mineral acids

Specifications:

Used For:

  • Pickling scale
  • Rust
  • Oxide
  • Activation of metal surfaces prior to plating

Guides & Documents:

Etching Solutions:

Mirapic ME-815

Etching Solution

Description:

Cleaning Properties:

  • Water soluble
  • Dry powder containing acid salts
  • Mirapic ME-815 is added to sulfuric acid to deoxidize and activate copper and copper alloys
  • Contains no phosphates, fluorides, chromate, ammonia, nitrate, or chloride

Specifications:

Used On:

  • Copper
  • Brass
  • Aluminum

Guides & Documents:

Miraclean DEOX

Liquid Acidic Compound

Description:

Cleaning Properties:

  • A liquid acidic compound
  • Designed to remove oxides, stains, and smut

Specifications:

Used On:

  • Stainless steel
  • Aluminum
  • Copper
  • Brass
  • Zinc
  • Magnesium
  • Titanium
  • Zirconium
  • Iconel

Guides & Documents:

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Superior Plating & Metal Finishing Chemistries

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