Thoughts On Iodine
Posted 20 May 2014 - 11:49
Posted 21 May 2014 - 00:15
I would be nervous about iodine because it is an oxidizer.
It seems like I read about iodine and gold reacting with each other somewhere. Not so sure about stainless steel.
Posted 21 May 2014 - 05:01
Posted 11 June 2014 - 01:43
Posted 12 June 2014 - 02:15
Please consider the following before using iodine in a fountain pen. Iodine crystals will not dissolve in water. They must be dissolved in alcohol. Evaporation of the alcohol may leave crystals which could clog your nib or feed. These would need to be re-dissolved or flushed with alcohol. I do not know what the effects might be on a sac, piston, etc. It is probably best to use a dip pen for this. Good quality stainless steel may be OK but rinse it well when finished. Iodine like chlorine and bromine is corrosive. A glass dip pen may be best.
Posted 16 July 2014 - 00:22
Also, I have some Lougl's Iodine standing by.
Edited by lectraplayer, 16 July 2014 - 00:38.
Posted 18 July 2014 - 22:19