[rescue] Removing permenant marker

Jochen Kunz jkunz at unixag-kl.fh-kl.de
Wed Feb 9 16:34:50 CST 2005

On Wed, 9 Feb 2005 14:07:24 -0800 (PST)
"Janet L. Campbell" <janet at foonly.com> wrote:

> any good tips for removing permenenant marker
> > > pen scribbles off a metal box (painted)?
> Try something like acetone, MEK or trichlor.  Alcohols may work but
> probably not as well.
Acetone is no good idea. It will remove the painting as well and it will
cloud clear plastic (e.g. CD covers). But acetone is great for cleaning
glass or bare metal. I recommend isopropyl alcohol and / or benzine /
petroleum ether. The later works well to remove adhesive labels too.


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