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Morso cleaning

Postby Photal » Wed Apr 04, 2018 1:25 pm

Hi can someone please tell me how to clean my Morso BA

It's not that important as it does not hinder the machine, the metal is different colours. Would just like to know if this can be cleaned with and agent that causes no harm to the machine. See picture

Cheers Aaron
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Re: Morso cleaning

Postby Steve N » Thu Apr 05, 2018 8:54 am

looks clean to me, cast iron goes that colour,
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Re: Morso cleaning

Postby Ricky » Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:11 am

I use this, and on my underpinner too, it works on all Metals Fibreglass & ceramics,

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Re: Morso cleaning

Postby prospero » Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:35 am

I never clean mine. It looks a disgrace but it works. :lol:


The underpinner is even worse. :P
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Re: Morso cleaning

Postby Not your average framer » Sat Apr 07, 2018 9:00 pm

I don't actually clean my morso, but from time to time I rub a bit of paste wax on the exposed surfaces of the cast iron bed. To be honest, I'm not sure that it matters much, but I like mouldings to slid in place against the measurement stop nicely.
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Re: Morso cleaning

Postby MikeSwannick » Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:42 am

When I can feel that the cast iron surface has lost its glossy feel I give it a little squirt of WD40 and a quick rub over with some fine wire wool followed by a buff with a clean cloth. The muck that is removed is surprising and the surface is then back to a nice clean and smooth working surface. It takes about 30 seconds to complete whole process. This helps the moulding slide into position and reduces the ability of small particles to grip to the surface (the ones that are likely to jam into the sliding measure and cause problems there).
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Re: Morso cleaning

Postby Photal » Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:46 pm

cheers for the advise. I used to use that PEEK stuff for my bike wheels. I will give the WD40 a whirl, its's just so I can see the marking's
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