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Old 02-11-2009, 06:21 PM
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Originally Posted by dannat View Post
some isopropyl alcohol sold in chemist/pharmacy os really mouth wash & can have additives. Luckily i work in school & know i am using 99% proof watered with distilled - this liquid combo should be safe to use on all optical surfaces.
A chemical company can sell you the good stuff so to speak
Sometimes acetone (nail polish remover) is a stronger solvent - (we used to use it to remove urine from our microscopes)but it is possible it could damage/degrade some coatings or plastic parts near glass surfaces. Always wash it well off with water.
Daniel. I am absolutely not going to ask about the microscopes... Honest, I'm not. No, really!!!
Peter
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