Wait for the metal to cool down to at most 104 degrees Fahrenheit before you begin working if you recently have done any welding on the metal segment you want to pickle.
Shake the container with pickling cream for about 30 seconds to ensure that you get the best balance in your blend.
Dip a nylon brush into the container with pickling cream and start painting the cream onto the surface of your steel pipe.
Leave the surface alone for the amount of time specified on the pickling cream container to allow the cream to settle.
Rinse the cream off with regular tap water. Higher water pressure gives you better results.