The latest glass etching system, which utilises the latest in chemical techniques and computer generated stencils providing a way to mark glass with appropriate markings to meet legal requirements
- Sheet of 18 stencils (Also required is etching paste product code ETCH-C)
- Low setup cost
- No compressor required
- No risk of scratching aluminium or other forms of paintwork
- No mess
- All weather use
- Full mobility
Instructions for use
- It is recommended that surgical or disposable gloves be worn before application. The glass surface to be etched must be clean and free of oil, grit, dust or any other contaminants.
- Separate one stencil from the backing paper and with the sticky side of the stencil facing the glass, position the stencil onto the area of the glass surface which is to be etched.
- Remove any air bubbles by lightly applying pressure with a slightly damp cloth or sponge. This will also remove any loose wax remaining in the web. Ensure the stencil is correctly positioned and the correct way up.
- Apply a small amount of etching paste to the spatula. Smooth the etching paste over the stencil in one direction lightly pressing the paste through the perforation (refer to Example A).
- Repeat the application by smoothing the paste over the stencil in a perpendicular direction to the first application (refer to Example B). Repeat once or twice.
- Take care to ensure no paste exceeds the area of the stencil. Leave each stencil in place for 15 minutes depending on the intensity of etching desired.
- Carefully remove the stencil from the glass by removing it from one edge. Clean and polish etched area with a clean cloth.
- If etching paste exceeds the area of the stencil, promptly remove it using the damp clean cloth
- Etching is accelerated by warm glass/weather conditions and retarded by cold glass/weather conditions
- Discard stencil carefully to ensure it is out of reach of children and animals