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Glass Etching APK

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Download Glass Etching APK v1.0. Glass Etching Is Your Best Android App If You Want To Learn About Glass Etching.. Glass Etching is posted in Art & Design category and is developed by Crafts Apps.
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This app is downloaded minimum 500 times but the number of downloads might be as high as 1,000. Download Glass Etching if you need a free app from the Art & Design category for your device but you will need Android 4.0.3 and up version or higher to install this app.
This app was posted on Dec 06, 2016 and is available since then on MI9.COM . The current version is 1.0 and is now downloaded more than 1,000 times from our platform. Download APK and open it using your favorite File manager and install by tapping on the file name.
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Glass Etching refers to the technique of creating art on the surface of glass by substances that allow the glass to be etched. In the past, this was done after the glass was blown or cast.

But today, you can enjoy this past-time whenever

Glass etching comprises the techniques of creating art on the surface of glass by applying acidic, caustic, or abrasive substances. Traditionally this is done after the glass is blown or cast, although mold-etching has replaced some forms of surface etching. The removal of minute amounts of glass causes the characteristic rough surface and translucent quality of frosted glass.

Various techniques are used to achieve an etched surface in glass, whether for artistic effect, or simply to create a translucent surface.

Acid etching is done using hexafluorosilicic acid (H2SiF6) which, when anhydrous, is colourless. The acid is prepared by dissolving silica in a mixture of hydrofluoric acid, quartz powder, calcium fluoride, and concentrated sulfuric acid derived after heating.

Glass etching cream is used by hobbyists as it is generally easier to use than acid. Available from art supply stores, it consists of fluoride compounds, such as hydrogen fluoride and sodium fluoride (which are still very dangerous). As the types of acids used in this process are extremely hazardous, abrasive methods have gained popularity.

Etched glass and stained glass commemorative window (ca. 2006)

Abrasive blasting ("sandblasting") is another common technique for creating patterns in glassware, creating a "frosted" look to the glass. It is often used commercially. High pressure air mixed with an abrasive material cuts away at the glass surface to create the desired effect. The longer the stream of air and abrasive material are focused in one spot, the deeper the cut.

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Category: Art & Design

Date published: Dec 06, 2016

Current version: 1.0

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Requires android: 4.0.3 and up

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