open mind.com weblog


Formula for Copper & Brass Cleaner

COPPER & BRASS CLEANER

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup salt
  • 1/2 cup powdered detergent
  • 3/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup very warm water

Mix flour, salt and detergent in a bowl. Add remaining ingredients and stir. Transfer mixture to a quart jar, close tightly and label for future use.

To use, shake jar, then pour some of the cleaner on the brass/copper surface and rub gently with a dishcloth. For tough spots, scrub with an old toothbrush or a plastic scouring pad. Rinse, dry and polish with a soft cloth.

GENERAL METAL POLISH

3/4 gallon Water
1/2 pound Whiting
1 pound Tripoli
1/2 pound Silica
3 ounces Oxalic Acid

PROCESS: Mix well in a 10 quart pail. Cleans all metals, prevents rust. Put in coloring, if desired (use water soluble acid proof color).

NOTE: The oxalic acid renders this poisonous. If desired non-poisonous, substitute Citric Acid for the oxalic. Use finest powdered tripoli and powdered silica possible to avoid scratching of surface being polished.


Tinggalkan Balasan

Isikan data di bawah atau klik salah satu ikon untuk log in:

Logo WordPress.com

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Logout / Ubah )

Gambar Twitter

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Logout / Ubah )

Foto Facebook

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Logout / Ubah )

Foto Google+

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Logout / Ubah )

Connecting to %s

Awan Tag

%d blogger menyukai ini: