Etching Tank with air pump

 390.00 excl. VAT

Description

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Facts about the tank:

 Contents: approx. 15 litres of ferric chloride
Max plate size:  2 pieces “45×60 cm-plates” (or more smaller plates) can be etched simultaneously.
Outside dimensions: 64 cm x 53 cm (height) x 14,5 cm (top)

A separate stand provides exceptional stability: 52cm long, 26cm wide and 25cm high which.
Weight about: 9 kilos with stand and accessories

Accessories:
Aquarium aerator pump
2 x 2½ meter air tube
2 x 100 gram air stones

Its design features include:

  • An extended drip ledge, which makes removing plates from the tank to the sink safer and mess-free and it gives the possibility to build-in the tank in a table next to the sink.
  • A snap-on, form fitting lid to prevent evaporation
  • Aerator pump with airflow control (see drawing) to activate the ferric chloride before etching and dissolve sediments after etching.

Other:
A full tank that contains about 15 litres will last approximately two years of frequent, daily use. If the ferric chloride is out of use for a period of time, it may lose its edge. You can ‚whet its appetite‘ it by feeding it a piece of copper a few hours before etching. The safest and easiest way to empty the tank is by means of an aquarium pump.

Shipping:
The tank and accessories with be shipped by parcel post in a carboard box 66x60x23cm – weight 10 kilos.