3 Methods For Removing Rust
Rollie Johnson demonstrates how to remove rust from your tools and keep it at bay
Synopsis: Even if you live in a dry climate, rust on tools and machinery can be a problem. And if you live in a place where the seasons bring rain, snow, or humidity, it’s worse. Although there is no bulletproof solution, Roland Johnson relies on three products to keep the red scourge at bay. Follow his steps for cleaning, rust-removal, and prevention, and you’re on your way to rust-free tools.
Rust, another name for iron oxide, occurs when iron, or a metal alloyed with iron, is exposed to water. The problem is pervasive in wet climates, but even dry climates devoid of big temperature and humidity variations can still see problems with rust. It’s inevitable. What’s more, short of plating or painting the iron, there’s no bulletproof or permanent solution. So what can we do to get rid of the red scourge? I have a trio of products…