|Alan Church||27/12/2012 22:49:42|
|8 forum posts|
What ratio of Citric Acid power to water is best for pickling boilers after silver soldering. Or can anyone inform me of a alternative and supplier, of another product, other than sulphuric acid which would do the job. I am about to build 2 Gauge 1 boilers so small amounts of pickle are the order of the day. any advice would be appreciated.
|38 forum posts|
Hi Alan, I use citric acid, its available at your local supermarket, its in dry form, about one teaspoon to a litre of water should do the trick overnight for you.
|CuP Alloys||28/12/2012 11:15:16|
|45 forum posts|
Citric acid supply can be patchy due to the activities of local kids.
25gm per litre of water seems to do the trick or more simply 100gm into a gallon/4.5 litres.
If you have difficulties call us.
Edited By CuP Alloys on 28/12/2012 11:17:29
|Alan Church||31/12/2012 18:56:33|
|8 forum posts|
Many thanks to Andy and Keith. I have purchase some Citric acid powder, made up the solution and I must say it works a treat.
|94 forum posts|
I have used Citric Acid for some while now ,it being much more user friendly and as effective as alternatives.
A tip I was given ,so that its life is extended , is to add a splash of bleach into the mix . When stored in washed out plastic milk containers , it keeps good for months without going off.
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