cast iron restoration

Old 01-14-05, 05:42 AM
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cast iron restoration

What is the best way to restore antique cast iron floor grates? Much of the black finish is off and there is rust.
Old 01-14-05, 05:57 AM
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There are 2 ways I can think of. Wire brushing, which is a tedious process or the easy way, sandblasting. Good luck.
Old 01-14-05, 01:25 PM
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A wire brush in a drill or angle grinder would work well.
You could also use rust remover.

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