Metal Rescue Gel

Do parts have to be cleaned before using Metal Rescue GEL?
It is not required but it is recommended. The performance of Metal Rescue GEL will greatly improve if grease (such as Cosmoline), oil, loose rust, and/or...
Tue, Jun 28, 2022 at 11:10 AM
How much Metal Rescue GEL do I need?
One jar of Metal Rescue GEL will cover 1.6 square feet (230 sq. inches) of surface area if applied 1/8” thick. (1/8” is approximately the same thickness ...
Tue, Jun 28, 2022 at 11:10 AM
Can GEL be used on large areas/spots of rust?
Metal Rescue GEL can be used on any size area of rust as long as you have the ability to keep it moist using common household plastic wrap. We recommend ...
Tue, Jun 28, 2022 at 11:10 AM
How do I apply Metal Rescue GEL?
APPLY: Use gloves. Apply a 1/8” thick layer of Metal Rescue GEL (via brush, roller or wipe on) to rusted area on metal’s surface. (1/8” is approximately t...
Tue, Jun 28, 2022 at 11:10 AM
How do I remove Metal Rescue GEL that has dried while applied to metal?
GEL that has been exposed to air and dried on metal can be resistant to removal. Apply a warm, damp rag to rehydrate the GEL, thereby softening it and makin...
Tue, Jun 28, 2022 at 11:11 AM
What will Metal Rescue GEL remove?
Metal Rescue GEL will remove iron oxide (rust) from ferrous-based materials in 5 minutes to 24 hours depending on the degree and age of the rust. It will re...
Tue, Jun 28, 2022 at 11:11 AM
What coatings will not be removed?
Metal Rescue GEL will not remove anodizing, chrome, nickel, and powder coating when used as directed. GEL will not remove paint with a few exceptions, as ou...
Tue, Jun 28, 2022 at 11:11 AM
Is Metal Rescue GEL safe to use on painted surfaces?
Yes, GEL is safe on the vast majority of paint coatings, with a few exceptions. If a layer of rust has formed under the paint some of the paint coating wi...
Tue, Jun 28, 2022 at 11:11 AM
What other metals can be used with Metal Rescue?
Metal Rescue GEL is a rust remover designed for iron and steel. It is safe on metals other than iron and steel as long as they are not left in contact with ...
Tue, Jun 28, 2022 at 11:11 AM
What materials should not be used with Metal Rescue GEL?
Metal Rescue GEL is not recommended for use on magnesium or magnesium alloys, zinc or aluminum.
Tue, Jun 28, 2022 at 11:11 AM