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Preventing Scissors from Rusting

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This is a guide about preventing scissors from rusting. Keeping your shears dry can help prevent rust from developing.
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October 5, 2006

I use scissors a lot in the kitchen when I am cooking. To keep them from getting rusty, I spray them with Pam either before, or even after, I put them in the dishwasher. That way, they are lubricated and you don't have to worry about lubricating them with any other type of oil.

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March 15, 2016

What are some ways to prevent scissors from rusting?

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March 16, 20160 found this helpful

Dry them immediately when they get wet. Fill an old coffee can with rice and store your scissors, open, in the rice.

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March 21, 20160 found this helpful

If you have inherited plain iron scissors that can rust, unlike modern stainless steel scissors, dip them into a Classic Coke. The phosphoric acid in it turns surface iron into iron phosphate. You could also use Naval Jelly, which is simply jellied phosphoric acid. It turns rusty iron a nice battleship gray. Even salt water does not harm it.

There is no need to repeat that procedure more than maybe once every third year. Unlike expensive cooking spray, it does not wipe off. It is like a plating.

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