[rescue] Removing permenant marker

Janet L. Campbell janet at foonly.com
Wed Feb 9 16:07:24 CST 2005

On Wed, 9 Feb 2005, Ethan O'Toole wrote:

> > I'm sure this has been answered before - but anyone
> > got any good tips for removing permenenant marker
> > pen scribbles off a metal box (painted)?
> > Scrubbing with soap and water brings a little of
> > the mark off.
> > Rob.
> This is a wierd one... you can try marking over the perm marker with dry
> erase marker, then wipe off the dry erase marker.. It works a good deal.

The solvents in the dry erase marker help.

Try something like acetone, MEK or trichlor.  Alcohols may work but 
probably not as well.


More information about the rescue mailing list