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Avesta 101 - Pickle Paste (Standard) - West Country Welding Supplies, UK - West Country Welding Supplies, UK

Avesta 101 - Pickle Paste (Standard)

Pickling operations are used to chemically remove weld oxide (weld burn) heat treatment burn marks, iron ingress from tooling and surface rust contamination on sheet/plate or fabrications. Avesta 101 is a specially formulated chemical that has a thick paste like consistency that allows it to be used in all positions with low risk to the operator due to minimised splash back. Medium strength, designed around 300 series (Austenitic) stainless steels.

Pickling explained

A term used to describe the etching or dissolution of the stainless steel surface (a controlled dissolving of the surface) approx. 3 - 5um are removed from the surface thus rendering the "new" surface a virgin surface and free of contamination from the fabrication, manufacturing route or product residue from service conditions.

Packing & Quantities

Supplied in 2.6 and 30kg Polyethylene containers which are type approved for hazardous goods.

Refer to the Avesta Pickling HandbookAvesta Pickling Handbook (393.76 KB) for usage and safety guidelines

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