Build Your Own Parts-Cleaning Tank

If you're a tinkerer, there have probably been a lot of times you wished you had a parts-cleaning tank. Our researchers have come up with one you can cobble together at a fraction of the cost of commercial units.



parts cleaning tank - closeup of tank basin with part under hose
Washing a mechanical component.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS Staff
parts cleaning tank - individual components laid out on shop floor
Components of the parts cleaning tank include a barrel, a sink, a pump, assorted hoses, and electrical power.
Photo by MOTHER EARTH NEWS Staff
parts cleaning tank - man in blue coveralls working at tank
Man at work.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS Staff

















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