Asked by: Vlad Balza
asked in category: General Last Updated: 17th May, 2020

How do you remove chrome from brass taps?

Soak the brass item for at least two hours. Remove the lid or the foil and pick up the brass item in your gloved hand. Dip a toothbrush into the acetone solution. Use the bristles to scrub the surface of the brass to remove the remaining chrome.

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In respect to this, how do you remove old chrome plating?

One of the simplest ways to remove chrome plating is to spray it with a commercial-grade oven cleaner. To do so, completely cover the chrome part with the cleaner and let it soak for 10 minutes. Then, wipe off the chrome and the cleaner and you're done.

Subsequently, question is, can you brass plate over chrome? Other brass and copper alloys depending on content and hardness may require a strike of copper or Ni. Generally you can hard chrome straight onto bronze, Aluminum nickel bronze the same as brass but the cleaning and prep steps are critical.

Additionally, how do you remove brass plating?

Nickel plating removal from brass

  1. Fill a plastic, 5 gallon bucket to about 2/3 capacity with scalding hot water.
  2. Slowly blend in about a gallon of liquid drain cleaner (you know the kind I'm talking about).
  3. Slowly blend in about a half gallon of pure ammonia.

Does acetone remove Chrome?

Chrome plating is a chemical process, and as such, requires chemicals to remove. Acetone does not remove chrome plating. Neither will bleach, cola, or ammonia.

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