Can steel wool be used to seal a hole around a radiator pipe?
I have sealed holes around cables and pipes with steel wool . . . it tends to discourage gnawing; however, if it's in a moist location, it will rust like crazy. I now use fiberglas insulation for the same purpose.
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Answer . Believe it or not, use simple old toothpaste! NOT A GEL TOOTHPASTE, but the best is Baking Soda toothpaste "Arm & Hammer" if you can get it. Use a very soft close and dip it in the toothpaste and go in circular motions and then wipe clean with a soft dry cloth. You won't get it all …out, but, it will take the worse away. (MORE)
Ideally you would want something that is lightweight and corrosion resistant. I suppose titanium wool would be best, but I don't know if it exists. Stainless steel wool would be better than regular steel wool because it would last longer. Some of the best suppressors don't use steel wool, but use ba…ffles instead. Some companies use copper wool, but I suspect that it is not as good as stainless steel. You could try using aluminum turnings from a lathe, but I don't know how long they would last. (MORE)
yes it will handle the heat as long as your boiler is started with copper
Urathane. u van find it at the dealer or parts supplier...very messy though. ANS 2 - I would use 100 % silicone, and wipe off any excess immediately so it doesn't ooze all over the paintwork.
steel mesh. the mesh is unpleasant to bite, or claw through, so they go elsewhere.
Steel wool is fine ribbons of steel, and steel doesn't have a fixed chemical formula. We know that steel is mostly iron (Fe) with a percent or so of carbon. We also know that different trace metals appear in it as well. We thus know that steel wool doesn't have a specific chemical formula as it is a… metal alloy , which is actually a mixture , and not what we generally think of as a chemical compound. (MORE)
Don't health departments recommend not using steel wool to clean cooking pans as little bits of the steel wool pad can get embedded in the pan and therefore can get into your cooking?
no that is kind of stupid because steel can't kill you if you only ingest a tiny bit any way u need at least a certain amount or we wouldn't use stainless steel cooking things.. . no you are stupid it could affect you digestibve system and stainless steel and stel wool are two totally different thi…sgs one is made to withstand fire dumb azz (MORE)
There are instances when corrosion occurs at the junction of a carbon steel pipe and a brass valve. This is often the result of a pipe threading failure.
The corrosion of iron and/or steel is an electrochemical process in the presence of water and oxygen.
Steel wool doesn't burn. It has oil on it from the manufacturing process. That is what you see burning. The steel remains after the oil burns off.
The burning of steel wool gives off iron oxide. It forms both FeOand Fe2O3 through the combination of iron and oxygen.
Steel wool is very fine material so it is easily ignighted, it also contains a little oil fro the machine that cut it.
I have a hole in the wall where the stovepipe goes through. Is it safe to put insulation around the pipe to fill in the hole?
You have to ensure that the insulation you are using is flame proof and heat resistent, special insulation specifically for this purpose should be available at the hardware store.
The simply answer is yes. Steel wool does not have a coating that will protect it from rusting in water. But rusting will take some time.
\nDepends on whether you leave the steel wool in the Pepsi.\n. \nIf you take it out, the water in the Pepsi will cause the steel wool to rust away.\n. \nIf you leave it in, the phosphoric acid will slowly dissolve the steel wool.
it will be depend on the application, however following material are generaly used for pipe sealing. -asbestos sheed. - PTFE. -composite sheet(Rubber+asbestos)
Steel wool corrodes from water because the water has oxygen. If the steel wool is in contact with both the water and oxygen it will begin to rust rapidly. The rusting will take a while. It will take between 5-7 days.
formula: (R+2t)=D where, R-radius or pipe t-thickness of pipe D-diameter of pipe. by using above formula we get the diameter of a steel pipe, by using vernier caliper
What would happen if you were to use iron powder instead of steel wool in an oxygen and steel wool experiment?
That depends on how fine the powder is. if it is like sand, it probably wont burn that easily, but if it is as fine as flour, then it will burst into flames in 1 second
If it is a sewer gas, you can detect it with a combustable gas detector.
Yeah if you want splinters up your asss everytime you take a bath. . Let's presume that you plan to rinse all those splinters down the drain... . Yes, you can. HOWEVER, fiberglass tubs will be permanently dulled by the steel wool. Breaking the shine of the gel coat is the first step in repainting …a fiberglass tub. . If you do use steel wool on your fiberglass tub, you should follow that up with decreasing grit size of wet/dry sandpaper. Stop in at your local automotive parts store or a body shop for the low-down on restoring the finish. Also, there are several grades of steel wool. The coarser the steel wool, the more polishing you'll need to do to restore the finish. The gel coat and paint may not be thick enough to restore if you go at it with the really coarse stuff. . If you have a cast iron tub with an enamel finish, it will easily survive a good scrubbing with steel wool. . If you need to get aggressive with some obstinate soap scum, there are a number of cleaners on the market that will do the job. You can even try painting the area with dishwashing detergent and laying plastic wrap over it over night to let it work without drying out. Save your energy for something more entertaining. (MORE)
Yes steel wool rusts, Steel wool is a ferrous material, meaning it is mostly iron.
steel is an alloy consisting of mostly iron, with a carbon content which varies depending on how stiff/brittle you require the material to be
Yes, although 'pipes' might not quite be accurate. "Pipes" would seem to be something that could be made to exact specifications and interchangeable. Neither open wooden systems and hollowed out logs would really fit this idea. Copper and other nondurable metals were probably the first true 'pipes.…' (MORE)
Yes, steel wool can rust. Steel is a ferrous material, meaning it is mostly iron. Rust is iron oxide. Thus, if you keep steel wool wet, it will certainly rust. Adding an oxidizer will increase the rate of this process as well.
Putting steel wool on a battery connects the two terminals of the battery, causing electrons to flow through the steel wool. This makes sparks fly out of the steel wool, which heats up rather quickly. it is one way to start a fire as the steel wool will get red hot and burn you or start a fire
Steel wool is also known as a wire wool . It is made from low-carbon steel, it should be as much as possible close to plain iron.
I think they use frequency modulated sound waves rather than electromagnetic waves as to be honest i cant think of an em wave that would work.
use the steel wool to complete the circuit on a 9 volt battery. Touch it to both ends of the battery at once and it will spark, have kindling nearby to be lit by the steel wool.
yes its true- most of the prisons in Britain are still old Victorian buildings - it was first started by prisoners of war in this country ( they had knowledge of Morse code ( the system first used to communicate by electrical bursts- Marconi etc..) Any one in the naval forces ( at sea ) has a knowle…dge of it! it was adapted by naval prisoners of war in Britain to communicate on the various pipe systems and could travel all round the prison as the pipes were made of steel ( not like today's copper pipes that don't carry it as far) - there were strict rules against it! after the war the habit continued - and only a few slang terms are used nowadays' (mostly the fish and chips tap, sorry only way i can describe it- like the punch line the drummer gives at the end of a David Letterman joke!) - most people use the string and line system now - this involves trying to get your face as far out the bars and calling to the cell next door to pass on a bit of string and swinging it to the next cell or the one below- very basic but it works very well people are able to pass along cigarettes ,drugs, pornography all sort's!- you can also pass stuff around by using the toilet system - to people in solitary (no windows)!!have just found out that differant prisons use differant call signs and tapping slang- tends to be that the more secure a prison is the more they use the pipe tapping to communicate (MORE)
No! Steel is a very bad choice for plumbing, as it rusts and can poison your water. PVC, copper, or clay pipes are recommended for plumbing.
We use a die of the proper size to cut threads on steel pipe. This pipe die can be turned by hand, or by machine. There are examples of this process in any good hardware or large home improvement store. They have pipe threaders on the premises, and they can thread most common pipe stock.
vinegar rusts steel because vinegar is partly acid which can, after time melt any kind of metal. Besides titanium :)
Stainless steel pipe threads are prone to leaking as well as seizing or gulling of the threads. After many years of experience and pressure testing systems up to 7700 PSI I have found this works best. Apply UNASCO MX-68 Silver Stainless Steel Pipe Thread Sealing Tape to the threads (4-5) wraps is su…fficient for smaller pipes. Generally found that covering all the threads 2 layers deep works well. Step 2 On top of the Teflon apply a layer of SWAK thread sealing compound. Be sure to cover all around the pipe from the starting thread to the half way point of the entire length of thread. Step 3 Tighten away (MORE)
Steel wool, being made from steel, is an alloy of a number of different elements. Carbon and iron are the main two, though others are frequently added to give steel various other characteristics. Chromium, for example, is added to create stainless steel.
Go to a hospital. Or use tweezers, depending on the pain level and severity. If its dirty steel then you should definitely go to the hospital.
Why is it not advisable to use sandpaper or steel wool in cleaning the inside of aluminum pots and pans?
Because sandpaper is an abrasive and will leave minute scratches. Any surface damage from scratches could lead to rust.
Both need oxygen and a main heat source like a Bunsen burner witch is a non luminous flame but you can use a wick candle and take a piece of steel wool and fluff it up a bit so oxygen can get in to the spaces to let the steel wool burn faster and more efficient because the oxygen feeds the flame. Th…en light the fluffed steel wool. You will see a combustion reaction with the steel wool, the oxygen and it's ignition source. 2Fe + 3O2 + heat = then make your observation The same kind of reaction goes with the rusting of steel wool but it's just oxidization of the iron in the steel and to have a rusting reaction you will need a liquid compound such as water or some time gasoline will rust steel but the test you would do gasoline would not be a safe solution but water would work better because the natural sodium and other minerals would help in the decomposition reaction to the steel So for the test take steel wool ( just about a half a gram) and jam it in the back of a long but narrow test tube the take a graduated cylinder and put about 50ml just enough for a precipitation reaction ( basically condensation) so the steel wool can have O2 and H2O to rust the steel wool. So put the narrow cylinder test tube face down in the water so the steel wool at the bottom of the test tube us faceing down and not in the water. So right now theirs a tight seal of O2 and H2O vapors allowing a decomposition reaction Fe + O2 + H2O = observe the results may vary The similarity is they both use a single decomposition reaction (MORE)
What will happen if you soak a pad of steel wool in vinegar rinse it and then seal it in a plastic bag for several days?
Give me a few days, I'll get back to you. Ha, actually - it will rust.
If you have a blown head gasket. you pour it in the radiator and it's suppose to fix your blown head gasket. I've never used it so i don't know if it actually works
Yes if it isn't cracked into pieces, you'd have to go to a shop and have it professionally done. However, depending on the damage prices could range from 200- 600 bucks.
Steel wool is an alloy of iron, with carbon content (and other elements) as needed for the particular characteristics, such as strength and brittleness. It is a spun mesh of steel wires, (again,) said mesh being designed for the particular application.
By answering this question I'm assuming you meant steel wool? Vinegar is a weak acid but exposure over extended periods of time will cause corrosion to metals.
Steel wool is considered an abrasive yes. It is an abrasive material composed of long steel fibers of varying degrees of fitness that are matted together. -Shakira
Salt will turn back into a solid where there is any air in the system. This will block the radiator or any other part of the system that contains air. The Heating system is the most likely to become clogged by salt deposited due to being the highest point of the system and most likely to contain air…. The radiator system and thermostat are at risk if the salt is too concentrated these are narrow areas of flow which can trap salt as it solidifies. Apart from that it will rust the system and the radiator will crumble in a short time. (MORE)
Steel wool or wire wool (often in the form of a pad for scouring dishes). In Australia, for example, this was manufactured under the name 'Jex'.
Steel wool can be found on Google Shopping and Amazon. It can also be purchased online on the websites of various hardware store chains, such as Lowes, Home Depot, and regional chains.
I wouldn't suggest it. Dexcool is a completely different, longlasting coolant exclusive to GM vehicles. Dexcool's anti corrosiveproperties do not vibe well with, what I believe, is the EthyleneGlycol base that steel seal mixed with in suspension in order toseal your head and other cooling areas. . …Granted I don't think it would make a huge deal if you did it,but shorten your maintenence time, flush your engine sooner thanyou normally would. (MORE)
You can use epoxy resin to seal large holes or cracks in plumbingpipes because it is impervious to water and oils.
what would happen if a large piece of steel wool was used? Amuch smaller piece