Definitions

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  • n. an acid or corrosive chemical used in etching

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Examples

  • The metal plate was a piece of aluminum flashing that I†™ d cut, masked, and etched with a rubber stamp and some PCB etchant solution.

    Kater’s Art » 2009 » June

  • Hydrofluoric acid is a powerful bone etchant and -who knows why- people develop erosions in their enamel when they move from Brisbane North to Gladstone, a city affected by dental erosion but also skin allergies, asthma and probably cancer for some specific locations.

    General Jack D. Ripper had a point....

  • Â PCB etchant solution etches aluminum wicked fast, so if you try this at home, watch it closely.

    Kater’s Art » 2009 » June

  • The metal plate was a piece of aluminum flashing that I’d cut, masked, and etched with a rubber stamp and some PCB etchant solution.

    Kater’s Art » 2009 » June

  • Jayve moved the bubble four times, etchant fumes searing his flesh, collar of his nanoskin pulled over his mouth and nose to breathe through.

    The Year's Best Science Fiction 23rd Annual Collection

  • He clutched his net bag, half-panicked touch racing over the surface of the insulated tins within until he was certain the wetness he felt was rain and not the gooey ooze of etchant: sure mostly because the skin on his hands stayed cool instead of sloughing to hang in shreds.

    The Year's Best Science Fiction 23rd Annual Collection

  • The etchant eroded crystalline sealant, staining the corroded surface in green, orange, violet.

    The Year's Best Science Fiction 23rd Annual Collection

  • Heedless, heart racing, Jayve extracted the first bottle of etchant, pierced the seal with an adjustable nozzle, and — grinning like a bat — pressurized the tin.

    The Year's Best Science Fiction 23rd Annual Collection

  • The etchant tends to bleed under the edge of the paper and give a hazy or ragged edge to the design.

    MAKE Magazine

  • Warm developer and etchant do speed up the process, but keep an eye on your board's progress!

    MAKE Magazine

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