Intaglio Etching on Aluminum and Zinc Using an Improved Mordant

  title={Intaglio Etching on Aluminum and Zinc Using an Improved Mordant},
  author={Nik L.W. Semenoff and L. W. Bader},
  pages={133 - 138}
The authors describe the use of an etching bath containing copper sulfate, salt and a partially neutralized acid for use on aluminum or zinc plates. The bath, which works at a pH between 2.2 and 4.0, is less likely to harm skin or clothing than traditional mordants are because it does not contain strong acids. 

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