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Re: Thermal Cleaning at Home?

Subject: Re: Thermal Cleaning at Home?
From: "David Scheidt" <>
Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2006 18:27:26 -0500
On 2/28/06, <> wrote:
> Hello,
> I was reading an article on engine rebuilding in Hemming's that described a
> process called Thermal Cleaning that is a replacement for hot-tanking for 
>engine parts.
> Basically, blocks, etc. are placed in a hot oven for a while, and all the 
>grease, sludge, etc.
> is cremated and reduced to ash.

I haven't done this at home, but it's how my former machine shop did
things.  (Former because they screwed up the work on my tractor
engine, and I had to take the damn thing apart and have the work
redone.  )  It works really well.

David Scheidt

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