Antique coating is a quality finish that is very adherent; however, the coating has little corrosion resistance and is used primarily for decorative purposes on items such as architectural hardware and lamps. Finishes as produced by antique chemical do not change color when hot air dried, burnished or lacquered. In addition the product does produce consistent uniform coatings on large flat surfaces as well as small irregular shapes and is applicable to barrel operations for batch processing.
Antique is a popular option on items such as candlesticks, interior fittings and fashion accessories. Antiquing is applied with satine mop and can have a lacquer applied directly. Typical architectural applications include: