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chemical etching Glass Etching Options

by:Thumbs-Up     2019-08-08
Glass etching can be defined as the technique of creating an artistic image on a piece of glass.This means art on the surface of the glass by applying acidic, corrosive or abrasive substances.Glass etching is to polish or roughen a piece of glass in a selected area to produce a design.This is a way to make a "frosted" design on a piece of glass surface and can also be used to engrave the design in the depths of the glass.There is also a technology that can produce a shadow design that looks like a delicate spray but is permanently etched on the glass.People are eager to etching the glass because of its beauty and practical application;Can be used for its aesthetics and window or glass wall coverage.The etching will continue to allow the light to enter as it covers the glass windows or walls, providing privacy.The technology was originally used in 1867 for etching at the Bankfield Museum in the UK, but by the age of 1920, when a new mold --The etching process was invented in which the art was etched directly into the mold so that each casting appeared from the mold and the image was already on the surface of the glass.There are two main methods of glass etching.One of them is abrasive sand blasting, a common technique for creating patterns in glassware, leaving the glass with a "frosted" look.The high-pressure air mixed with the grinding material is cut on the surface of the glass to produce an effect.Some of its popular technologies are* Surface etching: Named because you are just etching the surface of the glass.* Engraving: known as engraving, because you actually explode or engrave in the depths of the glass for 3D etching.* Coloring: the elements in the design are blown up into different apparent gray shadows (hence called coloring) rather than pure white produced in surface etching.* Combination technology: this enables the ability to make the best and most complex etching possible by combining etching with other glass processing technologies, taking advantage of the advantages and disadvantages of each technology, and avoid its disadvantages such as color glass, glass blowing, etc.Another technique is chemical etching.There is a chemical process that produces similar results instead of sandblasting the glass.Usually, the "glass etching cream" offered by the art supplies store consists of fluoride compounds such as fluoride and hydrogen fluoride.The fluoride of the glass causes a rough, opaque frosted glass.The advantage of this process is that it is simple and does not require abrasive etching equipment.Glass etching is a beautiful and elegant way to create a graphic design on an otherwise smooth glass surface, although it can also be used for textured glass.It is permanent and will never disappear.Etched and carved glass has become very popular and can be seen almost everywhere in upscale restaurants, hotels, banks, theaters and homes.Typical areas of application for glass etching are building products such as windows, doors or entire entrance passages for homes, restaurants, hotels and office buildings.Interior decoration products include cabinet doors for all types of cabinets from Chinese cabinets to gun cabinets, countertops from dining tables to coffee tables, room partitions, fireplace screens, etc.Etching can also be seen on awards, company gifts and promotional products such as glasses, mugs, decan water dispensers, kalafei, vases, bowls;Town paper, crystal and regular glass sculptures, glass blanks and gifts.Almost any glass items found in any gift shop, department store or importer's shop can be etched.
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