Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate

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Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate

Post by _jay_ » Fri Jun 26, 2020 2:56 am

Hi,

Has any one used Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate (CuSO4.5H2O) to make patinas on CR steel ?

Seems to create transfer of copper ions thus covering the metal surface with copper.
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Re: Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate

Post by Nacs Fab » Wed Jul 08, 2020 4:23 pm

I bought some Copper Sulfate and mixed it in with distilled water and it produced copper on steel, but i just cannot get the mix ratio right enough to suit me. I just decided its much more consistent to use Steel FX Products rather than wasting time messing up artwork.
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