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Products for Anodizing and Chromate Conversion / Etches

CHEMEON Etchants*
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We offer extensive series of blended alkaline etches and etch additives with grain refiners and chelators to provide quality matte finishes and improved throughput.

 

Etches Type Description Method of Application Concentration Temp Time
CHEMEON
Etch 2000

SDS
High quality blended alkaline etch Produces a matte finish resulting in less aluminum removed Immersion 30-75 g/l 120-150°F 2-10 min
             
CHEMEON
Etch 2100

 
Economical blended alkaline etch Grain refiners and chelators provide a high level of performance at a reasonable cost Immersion 30-75 g/l 120-150°F 2-10 min
             
CHEMEON
Etch 2200(A)

 
Economical liquid etch additive Grain refiners and chelators to be combined with sodium hydroxide to produce general purpose alkaline etch Immersion 0.5-1 gal per 100 lbs dry caustic 120-150°F 2-10 min
             
CHEMEON
Etch 2300(A)

 
Liquid etch additive Grain refiners and chelators to be combined with sodium hydroxide to produce general purpose alkaline etch Immersion 0.5-2 gal per 100 lbs dry caustic 120-150°F 2-10 min
             
CHEMEON
Etch 2400(A)

 
Liquid etch additive High volume processing such as coil anodizing where throughput rates require fast acting etch Immersion 1-2 gal per 100 lbs dry caustic 120-150°F 2-10 min
             
CHEMEON
Etch 2500(A)

 
Liquid etch additive Grain refiners and chelators to be combined with sodium hydroxide to produce general purpose alkaline etch
Immersion
0.5-1 gal per 100 lbs dry caustic
120-150°F 2-10 min
             
CHEMEON
Etch 2600

SDS
 
CHEMEON
Etch 2600R

SDS
Liquid acidic etchant

 
 
Replenishment for Etch 2600
High quality etch which hides die lines and other marks, reduced etch times Immersion
7-12% v/v

 
 
2 gal per 1,000 gal Etch 2600
100-120°F 3-10 min
             
CHEMEON
Etch 2700

 
Caustic etch Fast matte appearance, low caustic usage, soluble, easy to use Immersion 1-2 gal per 100 lbs dry caustic 120-150°F 0.5-10 min
             

* In 2013, CHEMEON Surface Technology, formerly Metalast Surface Technology, acquired all assets of Metalast International, LLC, and is the sole source of products and services known and marketed as Metalast prior to June 10, 2015, now marketed under the CHEMEON mark. CHEMEON is not affiliated with David M. Semas.