How do you make your own electroplating?

How do you make your own electroplating?

To make the electroplating solution you will mix 5 parts water with 1 part muriatic acid. Never add water directly to acid! Adding water to acid causes an exothermic reaction that can lead to the acid exploding and be very harmful.

Which paint is best for plastic pots?

To Paint Plastic Plant Pots you will need –

  • Plastic pots. ...
  • Acrylic paints or gloss enamels (these are outdoor and waterproof, but we used the less waterproof acrylics)
  • Posca pens (if you wish, sharpies would work too)
  • Paint brushes.

Is there paint for plastic?

Use paints that are specifically formulated to adhere to plastics. There are several available on the market such as Krylon Fusion for Plastic® , Valspar® Plastic Spray Paint , and Rust-Oleum Specialty Paint For Plastic Spray .

Is oil paint good for plastic?

An oil-based paint creates a hard surface, making it ideal for a plastic product that is not flexible and that won't create cracks through use. Because of its hard, nonbreathable surface, an oil-based paint over plastic resists rust and stains, making it ideal for outdoor planters and décor items.

What can I use to remove paint from plastic?

Use a plastic scraper or putty knife to gently scrape away paint (tip: vegetable oil can be used to soften up the paint). Denatured alcohol or acetone will work on tougher areas but be sure to spot test beforehand. Upon completion, clean the plastic with warm water and soap.