Re: [CR]Anodize Remover

(Example: Framebuilders:Cecil Behringer)

Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2007 12:40:56 -0500
To: Classic Rendezvous <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Anodize Remover
References: <>
From: "John Thompson" <>

Mark Fulton wrote:
> I'm a little late with this, but I wanted to try this stuff to see how
> it works before I passed along the information. I found out about
> this on Fixed Gear Gallery ( This stuff REALLY
> works. Go to Jestco Products ( and order Anodize
> Remover Part #797 for $12. You get a jar\u2014maybe 12 oz.\u2014of salt-like
> granules that you mix four tablespoons to a gallon of warm water and
> soak your aluminum stuff or 10 minutes. Jestco doesn't say to do this,
> but after soaking I washed the parts with dish soap and warm water on a
> sponge to get rid of what little residue remained. I did a
> couple of old black welded stems and was really pleased. The satin
> finish is quite nice. Not a trace of the old anodizing remains.

Interesting. Is the solution reusable, or at least safely disposable? What's the active ingredient? Is there an MSDS sheet available?

John Thompson (
Appleton WI USA