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Old 01-11-2018, 06:30 PM
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I'm working on building an electrolysis tank for cleaning parts and other items. I was checking to see if anyone had any info they wanted to share to help me along. I have the tub, rebar for four corners, wood, hanger parts, wire, and a battery charger. From the research I've done looks like most people are using Arm & Hammer washing soda at 1Tbsp per gallon. I know I need to stay away from stainless steel for any hardware. Thanks in advance for any information y'all can provide.
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Old 01-12-2018, 12:29 AM
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I have seen several threads on here before about this..

I know there are more but here is one link.. there are two more links within the thread that look pretty interesting..

I know close to nothing about it!!

http://onlycubcadets.net/forum/showt...t=electrolosis


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Thanks for the links. I did a search and looked over a few articles but these must have been too far down the page. I'm going to get this going over the weekend and try it out on some Korean made cast-iron pans before I put something in I can't replace. I'll post some pics for anyone that wants to check it out.
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An old Gent who went by the name Geezer on the other ih forum, had a good write up on his tank. I think he used Calgon water softener, but he was only removing paint, he had already removed grease and oil prior to the dip.
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So this process just turns the rust black??!!
And the crappy scaly stuff is still there??
Then what, you paint OVER it??
I'll keep sandblasting thank you.

For the $75 it cost to sandblast, prime and paint the 149 fame, I sure ain't gonna screw around w/all that work.
Small parts go in a bucket of vinegar and get the wire brush treatment the next morning, then rattle can primer and Rustoleum Transport Yellow the next day and I'm ready to reassemble.
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Thanks for the links. I did a search and looked over a few articles but these must have been too far down the page. I'm going to get this going over the weekend and try it out on some Korean made cast-iron pans before I put something in I can't replace. I'll post some pics for anyone that wants to check it out.
Get the pan Korean or USA with the BIGGEST BUTTON
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