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Aluminum Chips


Aluminum chips are stabilizers that help control the reaction of the sodium hydroxide and water in a drain cleaner. They’re just what they sound like - small chips of the same aluminum that’s used in soda cans and aluminum foil, in a size and concentration that's safe for drains and septic systems. The aluminum chips work by affecting the rate of the chemical reaction that happens in the drain, to ensure that it produces the needed strength to clear a clog.