Large pan for evaporust-ing

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SteveM
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Large pan for evaporust-ing

Post by SteveM » Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:20 pm

I needed to put my bandsaw table in evaporust, but it's 20" square. Didn't need to be submerged a whole lot (actually only a quarter inch).

A friend lent me one of those pans you put under washing machines. Worked like a charm and I didn't even need to use a whole gallon of evaporust.

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Re: Large pan for evaporust-ing

Post by whateg0 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:03 am

I didn't know they made such a thing! I've used a large box with a heavy plastic sheet in it. Just have to be careful when cleaning up as it can be a mess if you don't get all the edges of the plastic.

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Re: Large pan for evaporust-ing

Post by SteveM » Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:47 am

whateg0 wrote:
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:03 am
I didn't know they made such a thing! I've used a large box with a heavy plastic sheet in it. Just have to be careful when cleaning up as it can be a mess if you don't get all the edges of the plastic.
I thought of using a desk drawer I had, lining it with a plastic bag, but then though about how I would ever get the evaporust back in the bottle.

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Re: Large pan for evaporust-ing

Post by Mr Ron » Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:04 pm

Evaporust works great, but looking at the small amount of rust on your table, I would just use a sanding sponge and WD-40; then wax with carnuba wax. That is what I do with my cabinet saw.
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Re: Large pan for evaporust-ing

Post by SteveM » Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:32 pm

Mr Ron wrote:
Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:04 pm
Evaporust works great, but looking at the small amount of rust on your table, I would just use a sanding sponge and WD-40; then wax with carnuba wax. That is what I do with my cabinet saw.
It was a small area, but pretty heavy rust.

While cleaning out my dad's basement, someone left something on the table that must have been corrosive and leaking. Otherwise the table looked just as good across the entire table as the front side.

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Re: Large pan for evaporust-ing

Post by mikechoochoo » Thu Jan 24, 2019 10:29 am

Also very old refrigerators had a large plastic drip pan, and there are shallow pans for under dog kennels and cat litter boxes

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Re: Large pan for evaporust-ing

Post by johnfreese » Thu Jan 24, 2019 9:19 pm

Nail up a wooden box. Line it with plastic sheet.

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Re: Large pan for evaporust-ing

Post by neanderman » Fri Jan 25, 2019 11:59 pm

Nice solution (no pun intended... :D )!
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