rusting stainless - Page 3 - SailNet Community
 4Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #21 of 23 Old 03-21-2013
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 2
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
 
Re: rusting stainless

Bar keepers friend and a lot of elbow grease helps keep the bloom at bay.
Lazy D is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #22 of 23 Old 03-22-2013
Senior Member
 
overbored's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Dana Point, Ca
Posts: 1,195
Thanks: 1
Thanked 63 Times in 63 Posts
Rep Power: 5
 
Re: rusting stainless

Spotless Stainless it will clean it up and passivate in one step Home - Spotless Stainless Removes Rust, Protects Stainless Steel
all stainless steel will rust because it contains Iron. the surface should be mechanically or electrically polished and then passivated. the polishing helps allow the surface to dry and not hold moisture. the passivation removes the surface iron molecules, and then it is rinsed with DI water and then allowed to air dry which forms chromium oxide on the surface this helps protect the stainless steel from corrosion.

Never polish after passivation or you will remove the protective oxide and it will rust

"FULL TILT II" 2011 BENETEAU FIRST 30
"FULL TILT" SOVEREL 33
"GOLD RUSH" PRINDLE 16

Last edited by overbored; 03-22-2013 at 01:25 AM.
overbored is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #23 of 23 Old 03-22-2013
NON member
 
AE28's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 546
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 8
 
Re: rusting stainless

Some of the REALLY cheap grades of 200 Series from India are also non-magnetic.
AE28 is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.


User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Rusting Anchor Chain...What to do? ncapener Gear & Maintenance 2 04-22-2012 09:30 PM
FW cooling heat exchanger mounts rusting? downeast450 Atomic 4 1 07-21-2011 06:47 AM
Stainless chain plate rusting L124C Gear & Maintenance 11 03-30-2009 03:36 AM
Quadrant rusting winethief Gear & Maintenance 3 08-04-2008 09:34 PM
Rusting keel? Jotun Boat Review and Purchase Forum 6 11-26-2006 07:06 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome