etching glass

Yasha Hartberg Yasha at bigraf.tamu.edu
Mon Apr 10 08:58:10 EST 1995


In article <MRM.5.01B1DCDC at epavax.rtpnc.epa.gov>, MRM at epavax.rtpnc.epa.gov
(Marc J. Mass) wrote:

 > Does anyone know a safe procedure for etching glass
 > using hydrofluoric acid?, references?  I thought I would try to lightly
 > etch one DNA-sequencing gel glass plate so that
 > a gel would preferentially stick to it.

You might try going to a local craft store.  They sell a glass etching
paste which I think is mostly NaF which works well.

Yasha Hartberg
Texas A&M University
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