Reply to "Seeking Advice Concerning Magnesium Wheel Reconditioning"

rossnzwpi posted:
I'm considering using a non-toxic pretreatment instead from Pantheon chemicals called PreKote instead.

Have you determined the method you will treat the wheels.

I wonder if the original chromate conversion layer is not removed, will the PreKote fill cracks and voids.

I just had the thought of using the oven heating to 400F to char the paint and thus make it easy to blow off and hopefully leave the conversion layer.   I did find a paper that showed while conversion coatings for alumiun deteriate with heat, magnisium actually improves

(https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/685089.pdf)

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