Nital Etch, 5%, 250 mL

Nital Etch, 5%, 250 mL
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Price $42.00

5% Nital Etch is a common metallographic etchant for etching mild steels, low alloy carbon steels, cast irons and some tool steels. It can also be used for temper inspection (Nital etch test) and weld inspection of carbon steels. This product is made with ACS reagent grade nitric acid and methanol, and its formula is listed in ASTM E 407 as formula number 74 "Nital".


User Instructions:

• Pour out the amount you need and close the lid after each use to avoid alcohol evaporation.

Immerse or swab the polished surface few seconds to a minute.

• Discard the solution if the color changes.


Nalgene® Leakproof Bottle, HDPE.


low carbon steel etched with Nital 

California Proposition 65 WARNING: This product contains methanol which is known to the State of California to cause reproductive harm.

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