cleaning perspex

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  1. LethalCorpse

    LethalCorpse Member

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    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?
     
  2. DDsD

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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 :lol:
     
  3. LethalCorpse

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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
     
  4. dillusional

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    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.
     
  5. Deftone2k

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    windex ya'll

    or mr sheen
     
  6. Decker

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    Deftone speaks the truth. Windex is Win.
     
  7. dillusional

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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 :)
     
  8. LethalCorpse

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    :) better my window than my HSF, or anything else for that matter
     
  9. LaRgO

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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
     
  10. ChEEkY ChiNo

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    Glasss Cleaner (ie Windex) should do it fine, if not, try some Metho, but on the edges first :p
     
  11. Kommando

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    toothpaste.
     
  12. aokman

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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 :)
     
  13. LethalCorpse

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    How do you know I've got one of those? They're watching me!
    *runs screaming*
     
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    actually the toothpaste idea does work...i am not sure how but it does
     
  15. HuH

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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 ;)
     
  16. Kommando

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    Yer the toothpaste is for cleaning scratches because when i bought my perspex form bunnings they recommeneded getting rid fo the scrathces using toothpaste. But i guess windex would be ur best bet?
     

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