Cleaning alloy and stripping paint with Formic Acid

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Re: Cleaning alloy and stripping paint with Formic Acid

Postby gpz750turbo » Thu May 15, 2014 12:15 pm

pbz1900 wrote:What other uses does it have?

Dissolving dead bodies? ... :wink:



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Re: Cleaning alloy and stripping paint with Formic Acid

Postby RED ZED » Thu May 15, 2014 6:37 pm

gpz750turbo wrote:
pbz1900 wrote:What other uses does it have?

Dissolving dead bodies? ...


Uh-oh....... Dave's on to me. :doh:

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Re: Cleaning alloy and stripping paint with Formic Acid

Postby gpz750turbo » Thu May 15, 2014 9:16 pm

The police from Gympie might pay you a visit Neil.
It seems they have 2 torsos...both missing their heads. :naughty:



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Re: Cleaning alloy and stripping paint with Formic Acid

Postby Zeek » Sat Jun 28, 2014 2:44 pm

Had an attempt to find this Formic Acid yesterday. Cheapest I could find in Oz was 20lt for $285 + Shipping. Bugger really as I thought I might try it out on the CB450.
While looking about I did read that acids will leach Zinc out of alloy. Made it sound like a no no to do this?

Also found this idea..
[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1DtY2VwSyY[/video]


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Re: Cleaning alloy and stripping paint with Formic Acid

Postby kenicals » Sat Jul 18, 2015 1:21 pm

Hi All, just wanted to let you know that we sell Formic Acid in Melbourne but it is pickup only as it is a dangerous goods item. If you are wanting to order some, please visit www.kenicals.com




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