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Re: Engraving without corrosive?

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  • i_goonies
    Exactly! Thanks for the explanations!
    Message 1 of 4 , Jul 15, 2010
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      Exactly!

      Thanks for the explanations!


      --- In PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com, Scott Rubel <scott@...> wrote:
      >
      > I'm not sure I completely understand your question.
      >
      > Engraving is done with tools and in my experience does not involve acid.
      >
      > Etching is a different process that uses acid and a resistance film.
      >
      > --Scott
      >
      > On Jul 14, 2010, at 12:27 PM, i_goonies wrote:
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      > > Hello,
      > > today I was talking with a man who worked for a very famous engraver. He said me this master engraver used to engrave the iron plate with the common tools but he didn't use to put the plates into the corrosive.
      > >
      > > Is this possible!? Am I wrong or what?! Imho the sign into the plate, without the acid, should be too much tin for transfering the ink?
      > >
      > > Thanks,
      > > Fabio
      > >
      > >
      > >
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