cleaning aluminum tig rod

by denny
(akron, ohio)

What is the best method of cleaning aluminum tig rod that has been setting for a few years?

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spray with purple power spray cleaner, rinse, wipe with alcohol or acetone.

purple power is alkaline and will etch the aluminum...it will fizz like alka seltzer so dont let it sit too long before rinsing.

a much slower way is emery cloth one rod at a time

good luck,


jody

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