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Old 03-11-2009, 09:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Andrew C View Post
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.
You will have to let me have a think about that one as it is a secondary alcohol which are not that reactive to start with (could be wrong will check). In any case I would not be using anything but de-ionised water and mild detergent to clean your mirror.


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