Heat the citric acid in your pickle pot for fast SAFE effective cleaning of gold, silver, and platinum. You can even use steel tweezers and binding wire – Citric Acid won't cause copper contamination. Citric Acid is long lasting and retains its effectiveness even after repeated use.
Our Citric Acid is sold in 2 lb. (4 cups) wide-mouth jars. Use 2 cups of Cirtric Acid per quart of tap water in your pickler to make a concentrated solution. Use more or less to vary the concentration as desired.
Note: Gesswein Pickling Compound is recommended for removal of casting skin and deep firescale. Citric Acid is the safe choice for every day use when quenching after soldering.