Re: [Epic] Paint removal in Oz

From: <duckrvr_at_...>
Date: Mon, 19 May 1997 21:21:17 -0500

At 10:40 AM 5/19/97 +1000, you wrote:

>Plastics: Isopropanol. Soak for a few days and the paint just peels off as
>long as it is acrylic.

I found this made my plastic models brittle. Much better to soak them a
few minutes and apply some serious elbow grease.

>And paint stripping is extremely hazardous to your skin and often your lungs
>too. Wear SOME form of protection on your hand and use in a well ventilated
>area or have breathing apparatus on hand. After working in a Biochem lab
>you find out exactly how nasty this stuff is to the body!

I'm glad you said this, especially since the acetone you suggested adsorbs
(yes, spelled with a "d") through the skin.

Temp, the not-so anal retentive chemistry guy
Received on Tue May 20 1997 - 02:21:17 UTC

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