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Old 12-18-2012, 07:05 AM
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Originally Posted by Old Fool View Post
heated sodium hydroxide, (super clean or purple power or others) =Same principle as oven cleaner ( sodium hydroxide).

Just be careful, the hotter the solution is the more reactive it is.
Eye protection would be very wise.
Be very carefull it can be damaging to aluminum. I once sprayed oven cleaner on the engine of a motorcycle before it had cooled properly. To my horror I watched as the oven cleaner turned the aluminum almost black.

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