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Old 03-11-2009, 09:10 PM
Andrew C
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Wary about using isopropyl alcohol on aluminium mirrors

I have a sense that isopropyl alcohol reacts with aluminium, so would be wary about using it for mirror cleaning. There is some chemistry here that I don't understand, but when I used it once I was convinced that it left streaks that did not dissolve in distilled water.

Would be interested to hear from a chemist on this.
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