Rubber rejuvinent- Fedron

From: Russ Blakeman <>
Date: Fri Dec 22 08:37:27 2000

Fedron is just a brand name and there are others as well, all very good. I
get mine in small containers through MCM Electronics. Very volatile-yes.
Platen cleaner also is, made for typewriter platens but also works on
printers, and is essentially methyl ethyl ketone, aka MEK.

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Subject: Re: Rubber rejuvinent- Fedron

Fedron is great. I have been using it for years. You can find it at a copier
repair place. It works wonders with feed rollers but will dissolve some
plastics so you want to be careful.

Copier places buy it by the gallon. I just take a small bottle to them and
buy like 1/2 a pint. You want a glass bottle with a good seal, it is highly

A little goes a long way. I use a cotton cloth, dip a corner in the bottle
and apply sparingly. Rotate the roller against the cloth. It works on inkjet
feed rollers along with laser printer feed rollers. It has been a long time
but I think I even used it on typewriter platen rollers, first cleaning them
with alcohol to strip the ink. I usually do it outside, I don't like
in the house.

Fedron works very well. I have no idea who makes it.

Portland, OR
Received on Fri Dec 22 2000 - 08:37:27 GMT

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