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Staino Macro

Postby Coldman » Tue Aug 29, 2017 6:57 pm

I need to macro inspect a couple of stainless steel welds.
Looking for advice on :
-the best chemical to use
-down and dirty alternative chemical on the shelf
Thanks
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Re: Staino Macro

Postby Otto Nobedder » Tue Aug 29, 2017 7:38 pm

I use alumabrite aluminum cleaner. Muriatic acid from the pool supply or masonry section of your box store. Certain toilet bowl cleaners are acid-containing and will work in a pinch. These all require a soak time... They're not as fast as Naval jelly on carbon steel.

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