As we speak we’re speaking in regards to the Eastwood Contour SCT scaling and metal wire drum. Each of those drums are nice for knocking off unfastened, heavy rust on frames or irregular surfaces the place normal SCT drums might get broken.
We need to present you the place every of those drums excel and provide help to perceive which one is likely to be higher for you. We’ll be demonstrating on an authentic 1930 Ford Mannequin A chassis that’s closely rusted.
You possibly can see above the metal wire drum labored rather well in a single cross to take off mainly all of the rust. What’s actually superb is that it will get the rust out of the entire pits within the metallic. So mainly in a single cross I used to be capable of push down fairly arduous as a result of the wires are good and stiff so you’ll be able to really put some weight into it and you’ll actually dig into all of the irregular surfaces just like the pits and get all of the rust out. When you’ve achieved a cross or two over the metallic with the wire drum you’ll be able to wipe the metallic right down to get it clear and able to coat.
The nylon scaling drum labored rather well additionally with taking off all of the unfastened flaky rust on the opposite body rail. The one factor to notice is that this drum is a bit more versatile which works for getting round issues like rivets, bolts, brackets and issues like that which might destroy a number of the different drums. The nylon stripping drum isn’t as aggressive because the wire wheel as a result of it didn’t get into the pits fairly as nicely. So with a few passes you possibly can in all probability get an analogous outcome, nevertheless it’s not going to wash the rust out of the pits as nicely. Should you’re simply attempting to eliminate the rust and coat the world with one thing like Rust Encapsulator it will get the job achieved actually shortly and you’ll simply shortly coat over the naked metallic and rust mixture to seal the world up.
Hopefully this fast demonstration of the wire drum and the scaling drum helped you guys determine which one in all these drums will work greatest for you. They each work rather well for eradicating rust shortly and it’s simply the appliance you select to make use of it in. To see extra about these drums and all the opposite drums we provide for the contour SCT you’ll be able to go to eastwood.com