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How to remove aluminum oxide from an aluminum motor?
I HAVE A POWER WASHWR AND THE MOTOR IS COVERED WITH ALUMINUM OXIDE. WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO REMOVE SAME?AL GLOECKKLER
HOBBYIST - ROCKVILLE , MARYLAND, USA
I'd probably try an aluminum cleaning liquid from the hardware store and a wire brush. But the oxide will come right back within days unless you can paint or otherwise protect it.
Ted Mooney, P.E.
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finishing.com - Pine Beach, New Jersey
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