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Troytest 5-bottle tester for gold, silver, platinum, white gold, palladium, steel, and also 8ct and high-zinc 9ct

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SUMMARY TRADE ONLY! Anyone over the age of 18 may buy acids for testing precious metals as part of their trade / business / profession (e.g. retail jewellers, antiques shop, auction house, pawnbrokers). See "Restrictions" for more information.  Five bottle tester, tests for all carats of gold and also silver (identical to the QUICKTEST-3), plus a fourth bottle for white metals (identical to the 4th bottle  the 4-bottle Troytest) PLUS a fifth bottle for testing low carat gold (e.g. 5ct to 8ct) and 9ct gold containing a lot of zinc. Each acid changes colour when applied, and the colour (and the speed of the reaction) tells you what the metal is.    To view the instruction manual click here. To read an article about testing precious metals   DETAIL Troytest is the 'original' precious metal tester, invented in 1949.  Quicktest bought Troytest in 2008. Each bottle contains enough fluid for 150 tests (the 'use-by' date is printed on each label). Each bottle is transparent so that you can see how much fluid remains. Accessories: steel needle file, powerful neodymium magnet, instructions booklet, chart (indicator disc), test-papers, polishing paper, copper sample. They all fit inside a secure (lockable) wooden box with the bottles. The first bottle tells you if the metal is 9ct or not gold ('base' metal) or better than 9ct. It has a shelf life of 1 to 2 years (the date is printed on the bottle).  The second bottle tells you if the metal is 14ct, 18ct, 22ct or 24ct (and it's accurate enough to gauge 'in between' these readings). It has a shelf life of up to 2 years (the date is printed on the bottle). The third bottle tests for silver (Sterling, 925 grade or 'continental' .800). It has a shelf life of up to 2 years (the date is printed on the bottle). The fourth bottle (known as the 'green' bottle or the 'platinum' bottle) is for white metals so that you can distinguish white gold, platinum, Palladium and steel. It has a shelf life of about 1 year (the date is printed on the bottle). The fifth bottle (known as the 'clear' bottle or 'low carat' bottle) tests for 5ct to 8ct, and also a rare alloy of 9ct that happens to contain a lot of zinc. It has a shelf life of up to1 year (the date is printed on the bottle).  The reactions are very clear, you don't have to distinguish between green, grey and brown.  VIDEOS Preparation, , click here to play the video - good to see this if you have never used testing acids before. Using the bottles, click here to play the video - can't get the lid off? - don't know what to do next? Not gold, click here to play the video - the reaction on non-gold 9ct, click here to play the video - testing non-gold / 9ct. click here to play the video 18ct, ! click here to play the video White metals, cick here to play the video - don't be caught out, steel can seem like 18ct white gold - platinum and Palladium - silver Clear, , click here to play the video - special test for 6ct to 8ct and high-zinc 9ct. Play all the videos at once, click here to play the video RESTRICTIONS RESTRICTIONS ON SALES Anyone over the age of 18 may buy acids for testing precious metals as part of their trade / business / profession. That includes organisations, large companies, small businesses, individual traders working from home, even collectors who trade by buying  and selling. If  none of the above apply, you will need an EPP licence from the Home Office. This is because acids can be used for making explosives. RESTRICTIONS ON SHIPPING We can only ship by road, to destinations covered by the UPS Dangerous Chemicals service. That includes nearly all of mainland Britain and most of mainland Europe. We cannot ship by sea. That includes any island, unless it's connected to mainland Britain or mainland Europe by a road bridge. We cannot ship by air. That includes some parts of the Highlands, all of Ireland (North and South) and anywhere outside Europe. This is because UPS do not operate a road service to these destinations, parcels go by air.  SAFETY + DISCLAIMER SAFETY The fluids are acid, you will need a steady hand and good eyesight. Acids must be kept well away from children and stored upright in a cool place. If this is not possible DO NOT buy this product. Download our 4-page plain-English guide to safety.  The full COSHH data sheets (114 pages) are available upon request. DISCLAIMER All equipment and materials must be used in conjunction with the user's skill, knowledge and experience. Under no circumstances shall QUICKTEST be liable for direct or indirect loss sustained in connection with any item. It is your responsibility to regularly check equipment against known samples to ensure that it is working correctly. LINKS Watch the videos or see/download the instruction manual. Best book, The Gold & Silver Buyer's Handbook (and read the reviews). Don't fancy using acids? See the KEE electronic gold tester.  Sill not sure? Find out about ten methods of testing

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Saleem Chaudhry
1 month ago
Date of purchase: 26/04/2024
Troytest 5-bottle tester for gold, silver, platinum, white gold, palladium, steel, and also 8ct and high-zinc 9ct
It’s a great product, just right for us.
Trusted Customer
7 months ago
Date of purchase: 01/11/2023
Troytest 5-bottle tester for gold, silver, platinum, white gold, palladium, steel, and also 8ct and high-zinc 9ct
Box design and contents are superbly housed. British design at its best!
AG
Anne Golledge
2 years ago
Date of purchase: 05/11/2021
Troytest 5-bottle tester for gold, silver, platinum, white gold, palladium, steel, and also 8ct and high-zinc 9ct
Super secure, refillable carrying case. Dependable product giving accurate results. It’s the best kit I’ve found for the job.
PC
Phillip Case
2 years ago
Date of purchase: 06/07/2021
Troytest 5-bottle tester for gold, silver, platinum, white gold, palladium, steel, and also 8ct and high-zinc 9ct
Very easy to use with quick accurate results. The instructions and wheel with the information is helpful for identifying any metals you test .
Trusted Customer
2 years ago
Date of purchase: 13/06/2021
Troytest 5-bottle tester for gold, silver, platinum, white gold, palladium, steel, and also 8ct and high-zinc 9ct
I haven’t got it yet so can’t say!
GA
Grimsby's Auctioneers
Tooting
3 years ago
Date of purchase: 26/08/2020
Troytest 5-bottle tester for gold, silver, platinum, white gold, palladium, steel, and also 8ct and high-zinc 9ct
Good product and well packaged
AG
Anne Golledge
Somerset
3 years ago
Date of purchase: 03/09/2020
Troytest 5-bottle tester for gold, silver, platinum, white gold, palladium, steel, and also 8ct and high-zinc 9ct
I’ve tried other suppliers but Troy test is the best.
Trusted Customer
8 years ago
Date of purchase: 18/02/2016
Troytest 5-bottle tester for gold, silver, platinum, white gold, palladium, steel, and also 8ct and high-zinc 9ct
Trusted Customer
8 years ago
Date of purchase: 26/09/2015
Troytest 5-bottle tester for gold, silver, platinum, white gold, palladium, steel, and also 8ct and high-zinc 9ct
Great product
Trusted Customer
9 years ago
Date of purchase: 25/03/2015
Troytest 5-bottle tester for gold, silver, platinum, white gold, palladium, steel, and also 8ct and high-zinc 9ct
Excellent product, does the job.
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