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Old 25th November 2003, 11:48 AM   #1
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Default cleaning perspex

I've got a sheet of perspex that has some glue form sticky tape and other crud on it. What should I use to clean it that's not going to dissolve it? Turpw, metho, kero or hot soapy water?
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Old 25th November 2003, 12:12 PM   #2
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Hot soapy water should work, but itll just require a bit of elbow grease to perform the rubbing, but otherwise should be no problems.

Im fairly certain one of the turps/metho solutions will do the trick nicely.. though the other one will dissolve the perspex to the shithouse.. only problem is i don't remember which
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Old 25th November 2003, 12:14 PM   #3
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the sheet is rather bigger than my window, so I can try using the various chemicals on a bit of the excess
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Old 25th November 2003, 12:22 PM   #4
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Hot soapy water should work, but itll just require a bit of elbow grease to perform the rubbing, but otherwise should be no problems.

Im fairly certain one of the turps/metho solutions will do the trick nicely.. though the other one will dissolve the perspex to the shithouse.. only problem is i don't remember which
The turps will kill the plexy. I remember I had some paint on a plastic paint stripper once and tried to get rid of it in a jar of turps,well... It just started to eat it away of course I would do a test first,although sticking to warm soapy water always work's well.
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Old 25th November 2003, 12:45 PM   #5
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windex ya'll

or mr sheen
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Old 25th November 2003, 2:30 PM   #6
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Deftone speaks the truth. Windex is Win.
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Old 25th November 2003, 2:34 PM   #7
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However, do any of these cleaner's deter static? That is such a big problem with the case windows,they gather all the dust
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Old 25th November 2003, 3:20 PM   #8
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better my window than my HSF, or anything else for that matter
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Old 25th November 2003, 3:59 PM   #9
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what if you got 'foggy perspex' i got some perspex doesnt look too clear D: i did bit of windex and no luck
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Old 25th November 2003, 4:01 PM   #10
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Glasss Cleaner (ie Windex) should do it fine, if not, try some Metho, but on the edges first
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Old 25th November 2003, 5:38 PM   #11
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Old 25th November 2003, 5:44 PM   #12
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toothpaste would leave marks as its slightly abbrasive... i recommend hot soapy water. If you have static in the end use the bag you carry your sunglasses in, you know the soft one that you also use to clean the lenses, that will get hte dust off
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How do you know I've got one of those? They're watching me!
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Old 25th November 2003, 6:14 PM   #14
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actually the toothpaste idea does work...i am not sure how but it does
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Old 25th November 2003, 6:18 PM   #15
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toothpaste is good for removing scratches from glass and stuff.. but that is because it's abrasive and wears away the very sharp edges to make them less noticable..

but using toothpaste on perspex like this is a bad idea, because as has already been mentioned, it would leave small marks.. it would just make it scratched.. it's like cleaning it with steel wool, only not quite so bad
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