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Bobendren
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Aug30-06, 04:09 PM
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NaOH eats Al, anodized or not.
But that's want I want it to do, surely this would help clean it up? I would start with a low concentration.

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Dipping the assembled sink in anything is going to leave "the dip" between fin sheets; from there, it's going to chew on the processor.
mmm...how sure are you about that? The fins are heavily compressed together.

You want to coat the sink to prevent salt corrosion, keep it shiny --- hit it with a light coat of clear lacquer.[/QUOTE]

Clear laquer has been suggested to me before, but i'm really not keen on spraying it with anything that could negatively affect thermal performance.