Heavy duty zinc plate for etching. Coated with an acid-proof paint on one side, plates are able to be etched with Nitric Acid or Ferric Chloride. Surface can also be modified by scraping or burnishing and using drypoint techniques. Zinc plates do not contain toxic metals such as lead or cadmium.
Zinc plates are softer than copper and more easily modified by scraping, burnishing and drypoint techniques.
- 1.2mm (18G) polished front.
- Plate for etching, editioning, etc.
- Acid-proof paint on back
- Cut from sheet sizes, it is laminated to ensure a perfect and scratch-free surface.