Applying the Armour Etch cream
Shake the ARMOUR ETCH Cream thoroughly.
Work in a well lighted and well ventilated area near a water source.
Wear plastic gloves and protective eye-wear.
You must apply a thick layer of etching cream in order for the chemical to react properly on the glass or mirror.
How long do you leave on Armour etch?
How do you use Armour etch on glasses?
Eyeglass Scratch Removal With Armour Etch –
What happens if you leave Armour etch on too long?
If you do not leave the Etch Cream on long enough, the cream will not have enough time to react with the glass. Too long can leave scorch marks on the glass or weaken the stencil. For Over N Over stencils, Peel N Etch stencils and hand cut vinyl stencils- 5 minutes max.
How does Armor Etch work?
A: It is the nature of Armour Etch Cream to contain particles (crystals). The particles are necessary and add proper potency for Armour Etch to work properly. Occasionally hot spots (darker etched areas) develop when these crystals are allowed to remain in contact with the glass.
Is Armour etch dangerous?
Then the chemical will start burning flesh like more familiar acids. The fumes are also dangerous. Craft store etching products such as Armour Etch use a corrosive chemical salt—a solid mineral—processed from hydrofluoric acid. Ammonium bifluoride is also dangerous, but not nearly as much as the acid.
Can you reuse Armour etch cream?
Their cream can be reused by wiping it back into the bottle after use, so it can be etched on multiple glasses.
What can you use Armour etch on?
By applying a cream such as Armour Etch to a stencil, you can customize your own drinking glasses and baking dishes and make professional-looking gifts for others. To etch glass with cream, cut a design on vinyl, tape the stencil onto the glass, paint over it with cream, and then wash it off.
Is scratch coating on glasses worth it?
No eyeglass lenses — not even glass lenses — are scratch-proof. However, lenses that are treated front and back with a clear, scratch-resistant coating have a much harder surface that is more resistant to scratching, whether from dropping your glasses on the floor or occasionally cleaning them with a paper towel.
What can you etch with Armour etch?
Armour Etch is a fast acting specially formulated glass etching compound that lets you create permanently etched designs on windows, mirrors and household glassware. Create your own custom glass etching stencil or use a pre made stencil like Rub N Etch, Over N Over or Peel N Etch.