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Texturing Step 4: Acidize

The acid bath is a chemical etching process. There are two factors that dictate the outcome of the acid bath:

  1. Type of material to be textured; ferrous/non-ferrous, chrome content, carbon content. These will determine the type and strength of acid to be used.
  2. Depth of the texture determines the time spent in the acid bath. It should also be noted that the acid not only burns down, but also sideways.



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