naval jelly

Jules Richardson julesrichardsonuk at
Tue Oct 3 09:07:15 CDT 2006

Chuck Guzis wrote:
> On 10/2/2006 at 10:55 PM Jay West wrote:
>> Odd, for many years I used Naval Jelly to clean rust off cans in my beer
>> can collection. I never once saw it take any paint off, and I used it on
> some 
>> pretty fragile old cans. It worked wonderfully without messing up the
>> paint.
> I'm sure it did.   But Naval Jelly is a very old product and not very safe.
>  There are better, safer, preparations.  

Wouldn't electrolysis using a sacrificial anode work? I've used it on small 
parts before and it works well for getting rid of all the corrosion. Probably 
doesn't scale well to large panels, though?

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