How to make a mirror

- Mar 01, 2018-

Cleaning Glass

According to the specifications of the glass, first flush the pros and cons, and then the iron pink with water on the side to be plated, dry after wiping iron pink, washed clean. The surface of the glass to be plated with a trace of stannous chloride solution. After washing water, rinse the residual chlorinated stannous. Finally, rinse the glass with clean water (preferably distilled).


Put the clean glass flat on the horizontal wooden frame or wood bar, take the silver liquid one and the reduction liquid a stir evenly pour. The liquid is not flowing away. About 2 points per square metre. When it is gradually on the glass to reflect the silver mirror, the excess liquid poured out, rinse with water, pour 10 per thousand of gelatin dry. After the dry, then put a layer of red iron primer or other paint on the top of the mirror.

Liquid Formula

Silver Liquid: Distilled water (also can) 2500 cents, silver nitrate 25 grams, ammonia 18.5 ml (by chemical reaction to clarify).

Also the original solution: distilled water (also can) 2500 ml, potassium tartrate sodium 25 grams, on the liquid heating clarification and then put into silver nitrate 0.5%, medicine after the filtration of standby.

Gelatin liquid: Water 1000 ml, gelatin 10 grams, water vapor.

Red Iron Primer Plus right amount of banana aqueous solution.