This page has been robot translated, sorry for typos if any. Original content here.


METHODS OF METALIZATION OF PLANTS, INSECTS AND OTHER
NON-METAL PRODUCTS

A collection of methods for the manufacture of technology secrets for all occasions

Glossary

however | b | in | g | d | w-and | to | l | m | n | about | n | p | s | t-y | f-c | sh-i

See also:

To make metal leaves of plants, prints on wax composition are taken from fresh leaves as follows. A wax composition is poured into a mold made of thick paper, allowing it to cool down approximately to full curing, but in such a way that its surface is elastic. Then on the surface of the wax impose leaves also press them with glass. When the glass is also removed, the leaves leave a clear imprint on the wax composition.
After the wax has hardened, the imprinted form is gently graphitized with a soft brush. Having installed the conductors on the form, hang up the load and lower it into the electroplating bath.

To cover insects with metal (butterflies, beetles, etc.), they are prepared in an appropriate way: insects are kept in a 1.5% solution of mercuric chloride, dried, coated with varnish or a thin layer of wax. Then the surface needs to be made conductive, for this it is brushed with a brush of graphite diluted in alcohol or Vodyar with a brush. After drying, excess graphite is removed.

Plant metallization technology is also insects.

Fig. 1. a). Hanging beetle for copper b). Type of plated beetle

After this, the object is suspended on several thin copper wires with a diameter of 0.1-0.2 mm, twisting or tying them repeatedly crosswise (Fig. 1), is also placed in a galvanoplastic bath. To eliminate buoyancy in electrolyte, a butterfly, a bug, etc., is attached with paraffin to glass or a piece of plastic. The metal is about to be deposited preliminarily around copper wires, spreading very slowly over the rest of the surface. Therefore, in the source of the process, the current is forced to be several times less than normal, at which time the entire surface will be "tightened" by the metal, bringing it up to the norm. The duration of the process is several hours. Coating thickness can vary from 0.1 up to 2 mm.

Using the electroforming method, metal can be used to decorate lace for decorative and artistic decoration of various objects.

Lace stretch on the frame is also impregnated with paraffin. They are then ironed between sheets of paper to remove excess paraffin. Next, a conductive layer of fine graphite is applied, the excess is carefully blown off the laces. Laying the conductors on the outskirts of the lace, they are attached to a plastic frame or a frame of thick wire with vinyl chloride insulation, together with which the lace is immersed in the electrolyte.

Copper-covered laces are treated with a brass brush. Solder them with tin-lead solder.
Electroplating metallic lace is to apply a decorative layer of silver or gold, or in oxidation.

It will not be superfluous for your friends to find out this information, share the article with them!

Expand / collapse Expand / Minimize Comments Window

Comments

Commenting, remember that the content and tone of your message can hurt the feelings of real people, show respect and tolerance towards your interlocutors even if you do not share their opinion, your behavior in conditions of freedom of expression and anonymity provided by the Internet changes not only virtual, but also the real world. All comments are hidden from the index, spam is controlled.
Now everyone can publish articles.
Try it first!
To write an article
Liked? Subscribe to RSS feeds,
to be the first to receive information
about all the important events of the country and the world.
You can also support shram.kiev.ua, click:

Join in

Hits 12 | Hosts 12
 

Holidays

Today November 8th, Thursday

International KVN Day Международные праздники

7 holidays, 5 names, 25 memorable dates

  • Holidays
  • World Quality Day Международные праздники
  • World Usability Day Международные праздники
  • Baku Metro Day Профессиональный праздникПраздники Азербайджана
  • Day statistics in Kazakhstan Профессиональный праздникПраздники Казахстана
  • Journalist Day in China Профессиональный праздникПраздники Китая
In the folk calendar day Dmitriev
  • Name Day Anton, Vasily, Dmitry, Mark, Athanasius

Tomorrow is November 9, Friday

Растущая луна Tomorrow until 09:25 the second day of the lunar cycle, after - the third. The data are for the time zone of Moscow. Do not forget to make an amendment to your place of residence!

International day against fascism, racism and anti-semitism Международные праздники

7 holidays, 10 menstruation, 26 memorable dates

  • Holidays
  • International Day of Anti-Nuclear Actions Международные праздники
  • World Lease Day Международные праздники
  • Day of the State Flag of the Republic of Azerbaijan Праздники Азербайджана
  • Day of Ukrainian writing and language Праздники Украины
  • All-Ukrainian Day of Cultural Workers and Folk Art Masters Профессиональный праздникПраздники Украины
In the national calendar Zarok Paraskeva
  • Name Day Andrew, Willy, Ivan, Maxim, Mark, Nikolai, Sergey, Stepan, Kapitolina, Athanasius