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rnli12

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Canopy glue removal
« on: December 21, 2018, 10:15:30 AM »

Hi,
Just wondered if anyone has a method of removing dried canopy glue [used window frames] from perspex?
Cheers
Rich
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Rich

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Re: Canopy glue removal
« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2018, 04:01:09 PM »

Hi,
Just wondered if anyone has a method of removing dried canopy glue [used window frames] from perspex?
Cheers
Rich
Hi Rich. I think it is basically a type of PVA
Have a read
https://www.hunker.com/13401655/how-to-remove-pva
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Re: Canopy glue removal
« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2018, 04:18:28 PM »

The instructions for my recently completed Fairey Huntsman kit state that excess canopy glue when dry can be removed with a very sharp blade and tweezers taking care not to scratch the transparent surface. Dave Milbourn knows what he is talking about.

If using solvents then check they won't affect the perspex - some do.

Before using a very sharp blade it might be worth trying something like the edge of a credit card which won't scratch the surface.

Colin
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Re: Canopy glue removal
« Reply #3 on: December 21, 2018, 04:27:58 PM »

Thanks for the tips and link  :-)
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