Malcolm Walker wrote:
> On Sat, 2 May 1998, Peter J. Thomas wrote:
> > Plate, Stainless Steel and Thermosetting Plastics. Since Red Rouge is a
> > form of rust I personally would not recommend using it on steel.
> For steel a good fine polish is Chromium Dioxide. It's green. In a pinch
> you can use green oil paint (make sure it has CrO2 in it...) - won't cut
> as fast as polish compound but will still make stuff shiny.
> I've only used CrO2 for putting a *super* sharp edge on a wood chisel.
> Apparently it does a good job of rust removal on flat steel. I wouldn't
> use it on aluminum though, it cuts too fast for soft metals.
I would be very sure you use a good mask with CrO2. its a pretty toxic
heavy metal oxide