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February 17, 2011

Hackology - Repair a Rusted Dishwasher Rack with SUGRU

Rust on dishwasher rack
The rack in our 8-year-old Maytag dishwasher is developing varicosities know as rustbolisms.  I got out my fresh supply of WHITE Sugru (the new silicone moulding compound from England that cures to a tough, freeze-proof, dishwasher-safe robustness) and mixed it with a tiny blob of blue Sugru to get a more-or-less matching repair. 

Mixing blue and white Sugru

Cost of repair - about $4 worth of Sugru.  New rack would have cost $85.

Sugru dishwasher rack repair

 Fie on you, rust gods!


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