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"How To Smelt your Gold & Silver" Book by Hank Chapman - Flux Recipes-Refine

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This is the best "How To" book we have found for Smelting Gold & Silver. By Hank Chapman Jr. This is brand new & the 2nd edition revised in 2007. The book is 8 1/2" X 11" and 101 pages. This book is intended for amateurs and professionals who are smelting and refining concentrates, ores, and other metallurgical products.It is an excellent "how to" manual with specific fluxes recommended for various products.If you are getting started with refining and smelting, this is an excellent starting point.

Contents
Chapter 1. Safety: Protective Clothing, Gloves, Eye Protection, Respirators, Ventilation, Fire Hazards, Burn Hazards
Chapter 2. Chemicals and Reagents: Sodium Carbonate; Silica, Borax Glass, Manganese Dioxide, Calcium Oxide, Fluorspar, Bone Ash, Potassium/Sodium Nitrate, Nitric Acid
Chapter 3. Equipment and Fixtures: Attitude Toward Safety, Basic Structure and Fixtures, Personal Protective Equipment, Heat Source, Furnace Controller, Tongs, Scrapers, Etc., Balance or Scale, Pouring Molds, Odds & Ends, Notebook
Chapter 4. Fluxes: Making the Fluxes, Original Mint Flux, Gold Smelting Flux (Gold Only), Gold Smelting Flux #2 (Placer Gold), Silver Flux
Chapter 5. Slag: Appearance, Color, Hazards, Retention of Values
Chapter 6. Crucibles: Assay Crucibles, Fused Silica Crucibles, Crucible Management, How to Roll a Crucible
Chapter 7. Smelting: Placer gold, Concentrate, Scrap Jewelry, Precipitates # 2, Silver Chloride, Silver (Metallic), Carbon Ash, Amalgam, Sampling, What You Can't Smelt, Odds & Ends
Chapter 8. Useful Information: Make More Money, Industrial Cupellation
Chapter 9. Selling Your Gold: Security, Dealing with the IRS, Marketing, What's It Worth.
Apendices include:
How to Read a Material Safety Data Sheet
The Anatomy of a Tilting Furnace
Useful Conversions
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Note; The bast thing about buying this book is after you have read it cover to cover if you have any doubt about any process or any question about anything in the book you can call or email Hank Chapman direct and get your questions answered.

Note; We also sell Hank Chapmans Flux in 1 & 5 pound bags

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