How to Remove Rust Using Electrolysis

Step 6: Connect Positive Electrode

Step 6: Connect Positive Electrode

Connect the positive (red) clamp from the battery charger to the part of the anode that’s protruding from the water, so the red clamp remains dry. Don’t get the two clamps mixed up, or you’ll end up with a really clean piece of rebar and a disintegrated tool!

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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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How to Remove Rust Using Electrolysis