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of ES Laboratory, LLC

AWS D1.9 Titanium Weld Etch



Titanium Weld Etch is the formula listed in the annex of AWS welding code D1.9. This product will show the grain structure of titanium; however, it will NOT stain the filler into a different color from the base material. A microscope is required to examine the weld penetration and HAZ. Made with reagent grade chemicals.


User Instructions:

  • Warning! This product contains HF (hydrofluoric acid). HF is a contact poison. Please wear protective gear. Seek medical attention immediately if it gets on the skin. HF will attack glasswares, please use a plastic container to transfer this liquid.
  • Remove the cut marks from the weld using a series of sandpapers and grind the surface to 600 grit finish or finer before etching. Immerse the sample for 5+ minutes. Rinse with water thoroughly before handling.


Nalgene® Leakproof Bottle, HDPE.



Additional information

Weight 0.8 lbs
Dimensions 4.4 × 2.7 × 6.5 in
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