Re: Epoxy cleaner?

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From:Connie McManus <>
To:Tamara Howard <>, Microscopy Listserver <>, Histology listserver <>
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My husband uses epoxy on a sailboat he's building.  He cleans everything
up... hands, spills, etc... with plain old vinegar.  We go through a LOT of
vinegar.  If it's dried, then soak acetone on it until it softens, then use
vinegar (or 5% acetic acid) to mop up the residues.

connie m  

At 10:31 AM 06/13/2000 -0400, Tamara Howard wrote:
>Back in the olden days, when BioRad sold microscopy supplies, they had an
>epoxy cleaner (to remove epoxies from hands, benches, etc., not made from
>epoxies). It was blue gunk in a little jar. Does anyone know what happened
>to this stuff? Or have an alternate? 
>I've just been digging through catalogues and Ted Pella sells a liquid
>cleaner - any experience with it? 
>Tamara Howard
Connie McManus
Veterinary Diagnostics Lab
Utah State University
Logan, UT

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