electroplating copper traces on fabric

Teacher: Hannah

Instructions for electroplating >> http://web.media.mit.edu/~plusea/?p=34
Electroplating fabric traces >> http://www.kobakant.at/DIY/?p=2977
Electroplating conductive fabrics >> http://www.kobakant.at/DIY/?p=2999
Instructions for salt and vinegar etching >> http://web.media.mit.edu/~plusea/?p=588

Photos from workshop

These are some results of the etched copper fabric.  After 24 hours in a balsamic vinegar and salt solution it didn’t look like anything was happening.  Another 24 hours later, the exposed copper was coming off quite well.  We think it took so long because of the new “tarnish-resistant coating” on the fabric, but we got quite good results in the end.

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