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Levy acid blast and the new process of etching.

M. Levy

Levy acid blast and the new process of etching.

by M. Levy

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Written in English


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Paginationp. 101-103
Number of Pages103
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Open LibraryOL21686767M

Acid Etching. Acid etching, otherwise known as chemical milling or chemical etching, is a chemical process used by many industrial metal parts manufacturers to etch, cut or engrave very delicate or precise lines into metal. This process involves very little mechanical work, for it is an almost entirely chemical procedure. Acid Etching For concrete surfaces that simulate the look of aged weathered tile, stone or marble, Cultured Concrete has a unique acid etching system. Our acid etching system can be applied over new concrete surfaces as well as old concrete surfaces that may have glue residue, stains, cracks or chips that would usually prevent most typical acid.

Notes: “Glass etching” pp. – includes notes for working with acid, the resist (wax, liquid, lead foil), the acid, etching, embossing, French embossing, deep etching. “The use of hydrofluoric acid and fluorides (soluble),” p.   David W. Dunlap/The New York Times A new law regulating the sale of etching acid is intended to curb scratchiti vandalism, like this on a bus shelter on 23rd Street. In an effort to further combat “scratchiti” — graffiti etched into glass — the city will soon require stores to record the names and addresses of people who buy glass.

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Levy acid blast and the new process of etching by M. Levy Download PDF EPUB FB2

ACID BLAST PROCESS FOR ETCHING. ~ BY Louis ]~DWARD LEVY, Member of the Institute. The present device, which may, be termed an Acid Blast, while primarily intended to facilitate the etching of photo- chemical printing plates is also applicable in all cases where t h e chemical erosion of metals or of glass is to be : Louis Edward Levy.

The Franklin Institute of the State of Pennsylvania for the Promotion of the Mechanic Arts, acting through i t s Committee on Science and the Arts, investigating t h e merits of Levy's Acid-Blast Method of Etching Metal Plates, reports as follows: Letters-patent for this invention were applied for under date of November 4,and granted on Author: John Birkinbine, Wm.H.

Wahl. Process in magazine and book illustration / by William Gamble --Newspaper illustrations / by William Gamble --The Levy acid blast and the new process of etching / by Max Levy --A wonderful process / by William Gamble --A wonderful machine: how the type was set for the year book / by William Gamble --Some experiments towards rotary intaglio.

This book teaches the basics of etching, such as the materials required, how to prepare a plate, and ways of making marks using hard ground, soft ground an aquatint; other etching techniques including spit-bite and sugar lift and how to transfer images onto the plate using photo etching; engraving, such as various ways of marking the plate 5/5(4).

Glass etching, or "French embossing," is a popular technique developed during the mids that is still widely used in both residential and commercial spaces etching comprises the techniques of creating art on the surface of glass by applying acidic, caustic, or abrasive substances.

This is part one of my demonstration of how I use acid-etching to make jewelry with copper, brass and nickel silver. It's not meant to be a comprehensive tutorial, just an. The Levy Acid Blast and the New Process of Etching; The Method of Figuring Photo-Engravings; The Selection and Training of Apprentices; The Value of Fine Etching in Three-ColOur Work; Three-Colour Negatives; Three or Four-Colour Work; Trichromatic Printing; Two German Pioneers in Half-Tone (George Meisenbach & Jos.

Ritter von Schmaedel)Seller Rating: % positive. Etching, a method of making prints from a metal plate, usually copper, into which the design has been incised by acid.

The copperplate is first coated with an acid-resistant substance, called the etching ground, through which the design is drawn with a sharp tool. The ground is usually a compound of beeswax, bitumen, and resin.

The plate is. Etching is traditionally the process of using strong acid or mordant to cut into the unprotected parts of a metal surface to create a design in intaglio (incised) in the metal.

In modern manufacturing, other chemicals may be used on other types of material. As a method of printmaking, it is, along with engraving, the most important technique for old master prints, and remains in wide use today.

The blue solution gradually fades as the etching progresses and turns colorless when it's finished. Nitric acid is commonly mixed in a ratio of 1 part nitric acid to 3 parts water. It can also be mixed with acetic acid (vinegar), in a 1 to 1 ratio, or with hydrochloric acid. Sulfuric acid should be used only in concentrations from 10 to 25 percent%().

Stonewashing. Often heard in the context of denim fabric and jeans, stonewashing (also called tumble finishing) is a technique that works exactly as you'd imagine — an item is washed in tumbling or vibrating container with water, soap, and an abrasive fabric, this produces a lighter, well-worn appearance.

With metal, it can create anything from a finely-textured matte finish to. For this he received the John Scott Legacy medal at the Franklin Institute in He invented a new process of intaglio engraving, the "photo-mezzotint in In he invented a new method of etching, the "Levy acid blast," for which he received the Elliott Cresson gold.

The acid plate etching process involves cutting a metal plate to the size of the required image. The plate is then covered in a coat of wax which is left to set. The image is then etching into the wax using a sharp instrument using different depths and strokes to create different textures.

Find the perfect etching acid stock photo. Huge collection, amazing choice, + million high quality, affordable RF and RM images. No need to register, buy now. When diluting acid, pour the acid into the water, not the water onto the acid.

Adding water to concentrated acid causes it to heat up and splash out of the container. When you add the acid to water instead, the water carries the heat safely.

Once the etching acid is too weak to use for etching steel, take it to a hazardous waste collection place. Process: Intaglio: Etching: Acid Zinc Plate Design: Create a precise rendering the same scale as the print. 6”x9” plate Select metal: Zinc is a good student grade; copper is used as a studio grade.

[If you are using the commercial ground on your plate skip to 9] Degrease plate: Clean metal of oil film with ammonia water or commercial metal cleaner. Mix water and acid in 3 or ratio. Add clean, clear water to a plastic bucket. Very carefully pour your acid in, being sure not to cause any spills or splashes.

Don't use a metal container — acid can corrode many metals, leading to the possible destruction of the container. Always pour acid into water. Never pour water into acid. If acid 98%(44). Acid etching is a process that uses a strong acid to cut into another substance.

It is used for both industrial and artistic purposes. For example, etching can be used to prepare to floor like cement for painting or refinishing, while artists use. The brothers Louis Edward Levy () and Max Levy () founded a photoengraving business in Baltimore in In they moved to Philadelphia and reorganized the firm as the Levytype Company.

Here, they introduced their invention of a new photochemical engraving process, which they called "Levy-type". Other inventions followed, including the engraved glass grating known. You can make an intaglio etching without the use of dangerous acids within the confines of an apartment.

You’ll need the following: the copper or zinc plate for your etching, a shallow metal tray larger than the metal plate, a battery charger and some water with salt added to it.

Acid Etching Metal is the process of cutting into a metal surface using acid. Metal etching is used as an industrial manufacturing application, an art technique, and a application for identifying and branding property.

The Method of Acid Etching Metal. The basic method for acid metal etching is to apply protection to the areas of a metal.The aim of this paper is to investigate the effect of mass loss by mechanical material removal and by chemical etching with hydrochloric acid (HCl) on the surface roughness of low carbon steel.An etch system shapes the thin film into a desired patterns using liquid chemicals, reaction gases or ion chemical reaction.

An etch system is used in manufacturing lines for semiconductors and other electronic devices. Fig. shows the flow of the etching process. Fig Flow of the etching process. There are two kinds of etch system: “wet etch system” and “dry etch system”.