How to Remove Rust Using Electrolysis

By: Julie Day

Step 9: Clean Item

Step 9: Clean Item

When enough time has elapsed, turn off the battery charger and remove the item from the solution. It’ll be coated with powdery black iron that needs to be wiped or scrubbed away.

Use a scrubby sponge, steel wool, or brush to clean off the black coating and rinse well. If there’s still rust, you can put it back in the bath for a second round.

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  • Will Says:
    December 2nd, 2012 at 3:05 pm

    What was the amperage setting on the charger?? was this a “trickle charger” (1-2 amps) , or a larger, speed charger??


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