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The first step in painting metal is to thoroughly clean it. The metal might look and feel clean, but any grease, oil, dirt, or rust left on there will prevent the paint from properly adhering to the surface. Avoid using water to clean metal; instead, use a solvent such as acetone.
It is water miscible, so can be used in conjunction with water. A common cleaning routine is to rinse with water first to wash away inorganic salts and then rinse with acetone to wash away the organic materials which the water cannot dissolve. ... Lastly acetone is quite widely used because it is relatively cheap.
Acetone is considered to be a solvent since it can be used for general cleaning or heavy de-greasing jobs. Solvents are compounds capable of dissolving grease, paint, or additional organic substances from the surface of an item