what to use for cleaning aluminum??

by scott
(new holstein,WI USA)

Hi, I work at a metal fab. shop and do alot of tigging aluminum. After it is sheared down to size and punched on a press at times they are very oily, and as you know that is Bad. They give us rags and brake cleaner to clean them before welding. I heard that some chemicals in brake cleaners can cause a lung disease. Is this right? What would you use to clean the aluminum??? thanks much

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first, read this article on brake cleaner...

http://www.brewracingframes.com/id75.htm

just copy and paste the link in your browser address bar.


alcohol or acetone are much safer.

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