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Can you refill the Dremel Versaflame?

Yes simply use butane lighter fuel to refill your torch. ...
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Why do I have to use different tweezers when using pickle and soldering?

If you use ferrous metal tweezers in pickle the copper oxides in the pickle will become suspended in the solution. This can cause your pieces to be...
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What is Silver and Gold leaf used for?

Silver and Gold Leaf allows you to create a gilded or metallic surface on items.  If you are looking to engrave we would recommend either Copper or...
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Why use solder paste?

Rather than buy separate solder and flux, solder paste comes conveniently mixed together in a syringe.    To use, apply paste to the item that...
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How do you use a barrelling unit?

Items placed within a barrelling unit are repeatedly hit with what ever medium they are surrounded with. Most jewellers use Mixed Steel...
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What are the advantages of soldering with Titanium Tweezers?

As well as being lighter than the steel ones, the hardness of Titanium means they will keep their points for longer.   Titanium tweezers do not shed...
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I am wanting to purchase the dremel 3000 and was wondering what diamond drill bits its able to take?

Dremel design their products so that they only fit their products but they have created a multi chuck. You will need to purchase a Dremel Multi chuck and...
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What temperature does Sievert Professional Torch Kit achieve?

This torch will reach temperatures of up to 1900oC ...
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Does the thickness of metal determine the size of piercing blade?

When selecting a blade consider that the thicker the sheet, the thicker the blade.   If the blade is too thick for the metal it will just "...
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Are adjustable regulators necessary for the oxygen concentrator to work properly?

You do not need a regulator with the oxygen concentrator but we do recommend the use of a flash back arrestor      ...
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Does this work with Dremel products?

No, this footswitch only fits Proxxon brand products ...
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How do you clean jewellery containing tanzanite?

Tanzanite stones are very soft (about 6 1/2 on the Mohs scale) and care should be taken when cleaning the stone as it can chip and break easily. To clean,...
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What is the temperature of water needed for the Ultra 7000 Mini Ultrasonic?

The temperature of water needed for the mini ultrasonic cleaner is between 40 and 50 degrees. ...
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Which tweezers should I use with pickling materials?

When using pickle the key items to avoid are steel tweezers and iron binding wire, both can react with your work and turn it pink.    The best...
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What solder should I use when soldering 9ct Yellow to Silver, and what flux should I use?

When soldering 9ct to silver you can use either silver or 9ct solder. However if the item is to be hallmarked you must bare in mind the solder must be of...
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How do I fit the inner cable to my milbro drill?

You need to unsolder the male end of the inner cable then feed it through the outer cable, then you should re solder the male end back on the end of the...
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Why doesn't my barreling unit work?

The barreling units use a drive belt to power the unit, and this can become dislodged   To check, simply remove the cover, and ensure that the drive...
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Do you have instructions for this product?

You can download a PDF copy of the manufacturers' instructions for this product from the link below. ...
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Can you recommend a fluid for the Economy Ultrasonic 2 Litre, please? Many thanks.

One of the most popular is the Sea Clean Concentrate whilst other customer tend to buy the Walker Cleaning Fluid With Amonia and...
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Do you have any additional information for the Busch Shank Drills Set?

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Do you have any additional information for the Heimerle And Meule Electroplating and Systems?

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Do you have any additional information for the Gold Anti Tarnish Solution?

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Do you have any additional information for the Silver Anti Tarnish Solution Crfs By Heimerle Meule?

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Do you have any additional information for the Heimerle And Meule Rhodium Plating Bath White Star?

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Do you have any additional information for the Heimerle And Meule Silver Plating Bath Scandia 360?

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Do you have any additional information for the Heimerle And Meule Gold Plating Solution Concentrate colours?

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Do you have any additional information for the Heimerle And Meule Electrolytic Decreasing Cleaning Salt?

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What grade is this radial abrasive disc?

Grades of Radial Discs   Wheels are helpfully colour coded to identify grit. There are two different ranges for 25mm and 19mm radials.   36g...
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Do you have a technical data sheet for the Cleaning Salts?

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What product do I use with lacquer copper to prevent it from going dark?

Below is a link to sealer which prevents Oxidisation: http://www.cooksongold.com/Enamelling/Vintaj-Metal-Sealer-And-Patina-----Extender-Glaze-2oz-prcode-86...
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Are all of the Dremel filament colors compatible with my Dremel 3D Idea Builder?

Yes. All Dremel PLA is compatible with the 3D20. ...
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What are the benefits of the Dremel Versaflame vs. Proxxon Microflame?

Both torches are of a similar build quality, and both reach temperatures of 1200oC. ...
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Do you stock spares for the oxygen filter?

Yes, we stock both a replacement torch nozzle connector and a replacement filter for this item. ...
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How often does the filter need to be changed on the Oxygen Concentrator?

Whilst this will vary on usage, the manufacturer advises that you should expect to replace the filter every 6-8 months. You can buy replacement filters...
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How much shot should I use in a 2lb barrrel machine?

We would advise approximately 500g in a 2lb barrel machine   ...
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What oil would you recommend as a lubricant on barrel polishing machines?

We would recommend the 3 in 1 Oil (998 019)   View Now     ...
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Why am I getting double impressions when stamping?

Double impressions are usually due to the type of hammer used, for instance steel hammers will be too hard for the stamp and therefore vibrate/bounce...
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What is the difference between engravers pitch and chasers pitch?

Engravers pitch    - Harder, non brittle pitch - Modern alternative to the black pitch as it's much less toxic - It provides a strong, firm...
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What burrs should i be using in stone setting?

For Flush Settings you need to use a Setting Burr or Ball Burr the same width or just smaller then your stone.  ...
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What's the difference between Flush cutters and Double Flush cutters?

The Flush Cutters will cut up to 14 gauge soft wire, where as the Double Flush Cutters will cut up to 16 gauge wire which is half hard, or up to 12 gauge...
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Can the 24ct gold foil be use for Keum-Boo?

Enamelling gold foil may be used for keum-boo, though it is so thin it has a green tint from the silver beneath. Once applied however it is easy to place...
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Do you have any additional information for the Heimerle And Meule Gold Pen Plating Solution 204-s, Yellow?

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Do you have any additional information for the Heimerle And Meule Gold Pen Plating Solution 204-s, Rose?

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Do you have any additional information for the Heimerle And Meule Blue Covering Lacquer?

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Do you have any additional information for the Heimerle And Meule Black Rhodium Plating Solution Ready Mix?

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How do you convert a Bench Grinder to a Polisher?

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Which watch batteries do I need?

You can download the watch battery cross reference chart below: ...
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Does the Smiths Little Torch work with natural gas?

The Little Torch is a miniature welding Torch which can be fueled by Butane, Acetylene, Hydrogen, Natural Gas or Propane.  ...
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Do you have to fill the hand torch with gas before use ?

The torch is supplied empty and should be filled with butane lighter fuel before the first use. ...
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What’s the difference between the rawhide mallet and a metal hammer?

A rawhide mallet causes less damage to the work piece and is less noisy. A metal hammer will move and stretch the metal further than a rawhide so use a...
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How do I change the rollers on the Medium Duty Ring stretcher?

To change the rollers on the ring stretcher, you will need to: Match the shank width of the ring to one of the rollers in the boxFix the matching roller...
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Do I need to put flux into a scorifier?

We recommend that you coat the scorifier with some borax paste (flux).   To make the paste you will need to use a borax dish, (code 999...
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Do you stock Jewellers Cement?

Setters Cement is also known as Jewellers Cement, this cement is used for setting stones.    We stock Setters Pitch Sticks Box of 10 ...
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Does the 3m Half Mask Facepiece Respirator include the actual filters?

The Respirator comes supplied with two filters, although we do also stock replacement filters ...
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Can I use an Ultrasonic cleaner to clean beaded jewellery?

An ultrasonic cleaner is not recommended for cleaning beaded jewellery if the beads are porous or strung on silk or nylon thread   We would suggest...
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Are there any accessories for Barreling units?

Barrelling units available from Cooksongold Single Barrelling unit 999 001Double Barrelling unit 999 002  Accessories Barrelling...
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How do you remove oxidisation and tarnish?

The following pickling units are suitable for removing oxidisation and tarnish   Cookson product code -  999 AFD 999 87H 999 87I 999 87J ...
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What are the advantages of using cement sticks over the blocks?

Just a matter of preference. The stick is easier to use if only a small quantity is needed.The block has to be broken into smaller pieces before softening....
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What is the difference between sulphuric acid and pickle powder?

Sulphuric acid is used for etching and in various anodising procedures. Safety pickle is safer material but needs to be heated. Whereas sulphuric acid can...
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How do you store safety pickle?

It's recommend that you should store chemicals out of direct sunlight, away from heat sources in a safe enclosed environment, normally in a glass or...
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How do polishers work?

Polishing can be complted by hand or by machine. However, in either case there are a few standard stages that are usually followed. You can achieve a...
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What is the strongest optivisor?

The strongest optivisor is Optivisor 3.5x No10, giving 3.5 x magnification. Order this item today Optivisor 3.5x No10 Code 999 234 View NowSpare Lens...
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