Will WD-40 stop aluminum corrosion?
The use of WD-40 Multi-Use-Product forms a protective layer over all of your metals, reducing the effects of rust. Whether your antique showpiece is made up of aluminum or iron is of no consequence, whatsoever, for WD-40 will protect it, regardless.
How do you clean WD-40 off aluminum?
If you want it totally clean, use acetone or rubbing alcohol. Any solvent that attacks oil will clean it off.
What is the best way to remove oxidation from aluminum?
Simply combine 1 tablespoon white vinegar with 2 cups of warm water. You can scale this solution if you need a larger volume of cleaning solution. Use a cloth and dip it into the mixture to gently clean your aluminum surface. Be sure to remove excess residue when you’re finished.