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Old 05-26-2016, 08:48 AM
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Transformer is a Boston Acoustics 120VAC input to 12VAC output.
I used the graphic shown above.
The top blade is 1095. The marks, clockwise from top are: etched and marked, just etched, just marked.
The bottom blade is CPM154. The left mark is just marked. The right mark is just etched.

The process is a bit quicker than with the 12VDC power supply I used to etch the marks shown earlier.

No detectible wear on the stencil.

I used a multi-function electrolyte purchased from USA Knifemaker's Supply. I'll post which one later (at work now).


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Old 08-21-2016, 08:45 AM
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If I understand it right you can mark AND etch with that setup? But I also understand that it isn't the diode that takes care of that? How come you can etch AND mark?
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Old 08-21-2016, 09:09 AM
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Finding thin stainless sheet for spacers?

posted another message but wrong section. Excuse me
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