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Paint stripper and aluminum





December 5, 2008

I have an aluminum - frame mountain bicycle. Is store - bought paint stripper alright to apply to the frame to remove some unwanted text?

Robert Damora
Bicycle recycler - Fort Worth, Texas



December 12, 2008

You can use only solvent based paint strippers! Hope it helps and good luck!

Goran Budija
- Cerovski vrh Croatia



December 16, 2008

...because caustic strippers will attack the aluminium as well as the paint.

Bill Reynolds
Bill Reynolds [deceased]
consultant metallurgist - Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
We sadly relate the news that Bill passed away on Jan. 29, 2010.



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