{Collins} Re: Galv. Chassis




I recommend you use a damp rag with a little Palmolive hand detergent
followed by clean moist rags to remove the detergent and final soils.  =
Zinc
is an amphoteric metal that is corroded by either acids or bases, but
Palmolive or equal is very effective in cleaning without damaging the =
metal.
When I have had to remove foreign oils or dirt from the computer,
communications, radar, etc. line replaceable black boxes inside of our =
F-16s
I tell them to use this combination, and I have not ever heard of any=20
problems.  In fact one contaminated aircraft in Europe was basically =
going
to be scrapped and I told them this technique and three months later =
the
Chief Master Sergeant said to me, "That aircraft has been Code 1 ever =
since
we fixed it and has the highest mission capable rate of all our =
planes."=20

David

-----Original Message-----
From: Martin Tippin [mailto:w0akg@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Friday, August 22, 2003 8:13 AM
To: collins@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: {Collins} Galv. Chassis


What's the best way to clean a Galvanized chassis? Thanks guy's.
Martin L Tippin  W=D8AKG
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Branson, MO 65616
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