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Old 08-05-09, 06:09 PM   #1
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shellac and aluminum

Hello All,

I realize this is kind of a silly question, but does shellac corrode aluminum? I recently removed my bar tape (shellacked cotton) and noticed that the bars are stained yellow in some places. Should I work to scrape off the remaining shellac or just cover it with cork tape and be on my merry way? Thanks ahead of time for answering silly questions!
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Old 08-05-09, 06:21 PM   #2
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shellac you're fine : ) wrap em up and keep going.
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Shellac is disolved with alcohol, like rubbing alcohol, try that if scraping is causing any problems.
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Over time shellec will permantly stain aluminum.It's made from ground up insects you know....
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It's actually a secretion of a bug, if that makes anyone feel any better...
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