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Where can I gat cheap materails for setting up a etching station in New Zealand? Answered

I have wanted to etch my own PCBs but didn't have the money. Now I have got a little bit of money and wonderd where the cheapest place was to get etching materails in New Zealand (preferabially in christchurch). Can anyone help?

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Salomonderiel (author)2012-03-24

Im in NZ and use Ferric chloride granules. I get them from element14
It comes from Oz however if ordered before 6:30pm oz time, it arrives the next day!

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steveastrouk (author)2011-12-26

You need hydrochloric acid sometimes called muriatic acid, and some hydrogen peroxide. The acid is used as a brick cleaner. H2O2 can be bought at hair-care suppliers - its used as hair bleach.

Then this:

is a good starting guide.


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