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how to clean sticky rubber parts? #4663821
02/12/18 12:22 PM
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WhyMe Offline OP
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a few of my tools have developed sticky rubber from non use. how do i remove the stickyness with out damage? i tried armorall and it had no effect

thanks

Re: how to clean sticky rubber parts? [Re: WhyMe] #4663851
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Any petroleum solvent should work.


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Re: how to clean sticky rubber parts? [Re: SHOZ] #4663890
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I had a pair of good quality sunglasses (Ray-Ban brand) which had a skid resistant "rubber coating" I thought was silicone based.
They "sweat a goo" over time. Many cleaners didn't touch it.
Common rubbing alcohol cleaned the sticky stuff off perfectly.


Re: how to clean sticky rubber parts? [Re: WhyMe] #4663941
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I'd use gasoline.

Re: how to clean sticky rubber parts? [Re: WhyMe] #4664107
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Re: how to clean sticky rubber parts? [Re: WhyMe] #4670351
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Use your tools more often to keep the goo at bay! grin


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