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steel to copper alchemy? Not clear here?

You wrote "Many pickle solutions react to steel tools, ruining the batch by copper-plating anything that enters it afterward."

is that really correct?


bekathwia2 months ago

While steel is in contact with some pickles, the copper in the solution plate onto the metal, read more here:

http://metalstudio.blogspot.com/2012/06/in-pickle-...

https://shoeboxstudio.com/2014/03/17/gah-pickle-tu...

I'll update to include the info that removing the steel will stop the plating reaction. Thanks!