Removing adhesives, was Re: Reel-to-reel tape decks (was: Re: ZX81 denigrated!)

From: Paul Koning <>
Date: Sat Dec 4 13:16:10 2004

>>>>> "William" == William Maddox <> writes:

 William> Tony Duell wrote:
>> Lighter fluid is often a good solvent for removing adhesive
>> residue...

 William> By far the best stuff I've ever used is "Goo-Gone", a
 William> citrus-solvent/ petroleum-solvent blend.

>From an adhesives chemical engineer, I learned about WD-40 for this

Then again, I usually use lacquer thinner -- which is great when the
substrate is insoluble. The WD-40 is the fallback for things that
don't appreciate potent solvents.

Received on Sat Dec 04 2004 - 13:16:10 GMT

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