Re: [CR]Anodize Remover


Example: Events:Cirque du Cyclisme:2002

Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2007 12:40:56 -0500
To: Classic Rendezvous <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: Re: [CR]Anodize Remover
References: <D16432BC-A7F0-45D7-8C68-F2826A49EB14@mac.com>
In-Reply-To:
From: John Thompson <johndthompson@gmail.com>


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 (fixedgeargallery.com). This stuff REALLY
> works. Go to Jestco Products (jestcoproducts.com) 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?

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John Thompson (john@os2.dhs.org)
Appleton WI USA