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Can't remove brown from outside of iron. It always gets on my clothes. Tried vinigar. Didn't work.

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Rust can be easily removed from steel and iron parts with a gel containing phosphoric acid. This can be obtained from any auto or hardware shop.

Take care to follow the safety instructions and keep well away from children and animals. Always wear goggles and gloves as it is very corrosive to eyes and skin!

After treating with the gel, wash and dry the parts then cover with wax or a clear lacquer.

Posted on Aug 30, 2008

  • boff1 Aug 30, 2008

    As an afterthought.....

    if it is an electric iron you are descrbing, make sure you unplug it from the mains before doing any cleaning. Also there will be no need to wax or lacquer. Take great care that you do not get the cleaner near the electrical conections or plastic parts.


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