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brass problem

brass problem

(OP)
I'm making a brass table for a beautician's salon. The customer wants it to look satin finish. Is there any thing that can be put on that will make the brass stay the finish we make, with out it oxidizing or discolouring. The people use acetone so clear lacquer will not work, looked all over and it seem only solution is to keep using brasso or something similar

RE: brass problem

(OP)
Thanks for the reply, they want brass for fancyness,cosmetic reason it's for shops.

RE: brass problem

Talk to a powder coating shop, there are industrial powder coatings (e.g. for brass plumbing fixtures) that hold up to MEK and acetone.

RE: brass problem

Second btrueblood, some quick google action showed acetone resistant polyamide powder systems.

RE: brass problem

Here is a single part clear coat that can be applied directly to brass. The mfgr claims it is resistant to acetone. You can wet sand after application to knock down the gloss.

http://www.kbs-coatings.com/DiamondFinish-Clear.ht...

Hope that helps.
Terry

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