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J_Speegle

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Re: Best method for original finish on aluminum intakes?
« Reply #45 on: July 19, 2022, 02:33:13 PM »
has anyone had seen what water vapor blasting produces?
It appears to affect the surface finish the least because it's mostly water droplets.

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Yes and as mentioned it's a bit smooth and shinny IMHO compared to other castings. Haven't seen (that I know of ) the dry ice look yet

It's not just what is used to clean but allot of other things, such as how long its cleaned, pressures and so on. a 2% solution will clean allot of you run it through for a long time.

At one time decades ago we use to use walnut shells. cheap and plentiful around here at the time from the shelling companies Still use it for some things in the bowl cleaners

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Re: Best method for original finish on aluminum intakes?
« Reply #46 on: July 19, 2022, 03:34:27 PM »
has anyone had seen what water vapor blasting produces?
It appears to affect the surface finish the least because it's mostly water droplets.

jim p

Was mentioned earlier in this thread.  It's a media slurry.
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