PC Board Chemistry

Regardless of which chemicals you wind up using, you can rest assured that they are some of the nastiest chemicals available, and should be treated with care. These pages list a few of the chemicals and describe their use and disposal.

PC Board Chemistry

Chemicals used to etch copper

This is a non-exhaustive list of the chemicals used to etch copper for PC Boards or jewelry.

Tin plating protects the PC Board

To protect the PC Board from corrosion and make it easier to solder, you can tin plate using "immersion tin".