[chbot] where to buy ferric chloride in chch?

Robin Gilks robin at gilks.org
Mon Mar 4 23:20:16 GMT 2019

> hello
> Can anyone please advise of a local supplier of ferric chloride?  I would
> like to have a go at etching some brass nameplates.
> kind regards
> Paul Willmott-Dalton

I've had better luck using a copper sulphate & hydrochloric acid mix. The
former available from agricultural supplies (e.g. Fruitfed/PGGR) and the
latter from a swimming pool shop.

Way cheaper than ferric chloride (if you can even find it these days)

Robin Gilks

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