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icon3.gif  Two finishes on one object? [message #50595] Fri, 29 June 2012 14:54 UTC Go to next message
avatar sungod  is currently offline sungod
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HI,

Im trying to design a ring which has a steel base and a goldfinished part in it.

I didnt find a tutorial how to indicate different finishes on the same object. Is that even possible?

Or has anyone an example of different metal finishes, I only found some with different plastics.

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Re: Two finishes on one object? [message #50620 is a reply to message #50595 ] Fri, 29 June 2012 19:34 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Are you talking about plated Stainless? The only way to currently do this would be to order in gold, and to remove the gold plate where you don't want it when you get it. Also check out the Post Production section for methods of colorizing and oxidizing stainless pieces.


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Re: Two finishes on one object? [message #50627 is a reply to message #50620 ] Fri, 29 June 2012 21:11 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Yes stainless steel with gold finish.
I didnt think about scratching it of, alternatively i could do two seperate parts and solder them together. Do you think that the solder tin sticks to the steel and gold?
Re: Two finishes on one object? [message #50655 is a reply to message #50627 ] Sat, 30 June 2012 20:38 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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sungod wrote on Fri, 29 June 2012 21:11

(...) Do you think that the solder tin sticks to the steel and gold?

hard-soldering (brazing):
Hell, yes... but that would kill the gold finish.

soft-soldering: Well, probably...
But...
Wouldn't it be much easier to glue it ?
Re: Two finishes on one object? [message #50664 is a reply to message #50655 ] Sun, 01 July 2012 07:18 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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sure superglue will do but soldingring is more permanent i think. ill try it and report it.
Re: Two finishes on one object? [message #50667 is a reply to message #50664 ] Sun, 01 July 2012 10:54 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Not good... Superglue is quick, but that's all...
Cyanoacrylate is neither moisture- nor temperature-resistant.

I would use something like Pattex "Power-Mix Metal" or "Repair Extreme".
Re: Two finishes on one object? [message #50668 is a reply to message #50667 ] Sun, 01 July 2012 11:00 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Power-Mix Metal that sounds at least strong Very Happy ill give that a try
Re: Two finishes on one object? [message #50670 is a reply to message #50595 ] Sun, 01 July 2012 11:26 UTC Go to previous message
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sungod wrote on Fri, 29 June 2012 14:54

HI,

Im trying to design a ring which has a steel base and a goldfinished part in it.



The gold finish is electro-plated, if you want the gold on just part of your piece you will have to do the plating yourself or find someone local to yourself who would be willing to do it for you.

[Updated on: Sun, 01 July 2012 11:27 UTC]


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