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Offline svo2scj

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Re: Looking for a metal coating that prevents rust
« Reply #15 on: March 07, 2017, 08:26:13 PM »
After seeing the many "in metal" works of art at Autorama AND ME LIVING IN A BODY SHOP THE LAST TWO YEARS (if have a new aprication for "body shop friendly" solvents I bring in with me !!!

http://www.radrides.com/store/parts/product/133-protectant

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Re: Looking for a metal coating that prevents rust
« Reply #16 on: March 28, 2017, 10:17:16 PM »
 I've had good luck with POR-15. Dries hard as rock.    It just can't be exposed to the Sun.

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Re: Looking for a metal coating that prevents rust
« Reply #17 on: March 28, 2017, 10:40:54 PM »
I've had good luck with POR-15. Dries hard as rock. 

Yes hard as a rock, doesn't reproduce any original finish and is difficult to top coat. Tried it once and I won't make that mistake again  ;)  But of course that is just my experience. Plenty of knock off products that produce the same results.
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Re: Looking for a metal coating that prevents rust
« Reply #18 on: March 29, 2017, 12:13:13 PM »
To follow my inquiry yesterday on exhaust clamps and hangers related to this product.  The Technical Data sheet on Boeshield indicates a 129 degree Fahrenheit flash point on Boeshield.  Makes me a bit nervous on using this on hot exhaust components.  Anyone have experience using this on exhaust components or an alternative that is more heat compliant.   
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Re: Looking for a metal coating that prevents rust
« Reply #19 on: March 29, 2017, 01:49:38 PM »
To follow my inquiry yesterday on exhaust clamps and hangers related to this product.  The Technical Data sheet on Boeshield indicates a 129 degree Fahrenheit flash point on Boeshield.  Makes me a bit nervous on using this on hot exhaust components.  Anyone have experience using this on exhaust components or an alternative that is more heat compliant.
If used on exhaust pipes it will darken the metal after a few heat cycles (full warm up) . Not that much typically but noticeable compared to non treated . It would have to be treated again after use as it burns off to various degrees depending on the area. It is more for show car use when applied to exhaust pipe or clamps. For drivers aluminized steel or stainless is better. For exhaust clamps it is on going maintenance before each show. There are some high temp clear coat spray paints but they have their own short comings. No easy button here . 
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Re: Looking for a metal coating that prevents rust
« Reply #20 on: March 29, 2017, 04:23:13 PM »
To follow my inquiry yesterday on exhaust clamps and hangers related to this product.  The Technical Data sheet on Boeshield indicates a 129 degree Fahrenheit flash point on Boeshield.  Makes me a bit nervous on using this on hot exhaust components.  ................

Believe you will find that just about any protective oil will have a flash point about the same. Example WD-40 is 122-131 so basically identical (multiple sources)   Flame point is only 110 so basically a hot day in many parts of the country Believe WD-40 has allot of or is very similar to Kerosene

Here are some alternatives but they will each have is unique issues But don't think you would be using either on or around an exhaust system specifically. Think many of us have had experience in what happens  ::) Though eventually the smoke cloud and smell goes away

Type F transmission fluid - 150 F
Motor oil - 420-480 F
Gear oil - 375-580 F

There is or was a paste product that was made for exhaust. Bought some and never used it so can't report on how well it held up or the unintended consequences
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Re: Looking for a metal coating that prevents rust
« Reply #21 on: March 29, 2017, 04:45:04 PM »
The "flash point" is primarily for application, don't spray anything on a hot surface (even water sometimes). The volatile ingredients in sprays evaporate after a period of time, even kerosene evaporates and will not ignite. Obviously, if what will burn, collects in a pool, all bets are off.
I'll let Jeff enhance "volatiles".
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Re: Looking for a metal coating that prevents rust
« Reply #22 on: April 05, 2017, 09:52:35 AM »
Yes hard as a rock, doesn't reproduce any original finish and is difficult to top coat. Tried it once and I won't make that mistake again  ;)  But of course that is just my experience. Plenty of knock off products that produce the same results.
I have had good luck top coating POR-15 by putting the first topcoat on when it was still tacky. I do the same with any products that are applied by spraying, whether aerosol or spray gun.   Just my experience.