Step 10: Protect Clean Surface
The bare metal will very quickly begin to rust again. If you’re restoring a tool, sharpen and oil it to prevent future rusting. If you’re preparing an item for painting, apply a coat of primer as soon as possible.
Electrolysis is really easy once you get the hang of it, and you’ll be amazed at how well it works!
- Removing Rust with Electrolysis (Dan’s Shop)
- Electrolytic Derusting (stovebolt.com)
- Electrolysis: A Superior Cleaning Agent (Nova Scotia Antique Engine & Tractor Association)