11 years ago
a sheet metal blower housing off a lawn mower and I was really
impressed with the results. The pitted areas of the metal were
blasted completely free of rust and the process removed most of the
paint as well.
The downside is that I now have a dead Harbor Freight battery
charger. I found a 24 V forklift battery charger that runs on 220 or
440 and will deliver 12.5/25 amps. the guy wants $20 so this might be
a good deal.
Is this a good candidate for making a dedicated power supply for an
electrolytic de-rusting set up?
I know that a cheapy little battery charger will work but I assume
that the forklift charger has much heavier internal components so it
I also understand that the power requirements to de-rust vary
depending on the surface area and the conductivity of the solution.
Would it be easy to tweak this charger to make it so I could dial in
an optimal setting?
Also, what sort of fuse or other safety should I be sure to build into