What do you use to clean Devcon off measuring spoons, etc.??

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  1. Fitch

    Fitch Well-Known Member

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    I really like the Devcon 10110 but I don't know what to use to clean it off the measuring containers. I've been using one set for resin, another set for hardener, wiping them as clean as I can with a paper towel, and storing them in seperate containers. I was wondering if there is anything that will clean the resin and hardener off that won't eat the plastic measuring spoons?

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    Fitch
     
  2. dirtball

    dirtball Well-Known Member

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    Try alcohol, it will cut the devcon when it is still soft and should not dissolve the plastic.
    Dave
     

  3. arkrunner

    arkrunner Well-Known Member

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    butches bore shine works great.
     
  4. Fitch

    Fitch Well-Known Member

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    I wonder if it is the aummonia in the boreshine ... if so, some household aummonia might work. I'll give that a try. I also have some methanol that I use to clean off the release agent - I'll try that too. Two good suggestions.

    Thanks folks.
    Fitch
     
  5. Southpaw

    Southpaw Well-Known Member

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    Here's what Devcon recommends.


    ITW Devcon | Clean | Parts

    Also, you can get Stainless spoons at any restaurant supply.


    Southpaw
     
  6. NesikaChad

    NesikaChad Well-Known Member

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    It's amazing what good old fashioned HOT and soapy water will do.

    It's all I use for Devcon. Works great!

    Simple green is the soap!
     
  7. Fitch

    Fitch Well-Known Member

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    Who'd a thunk it? I'll give that a try tomorrow.

    Thanks
    Fitch
     
  8. trueblue

    trueblue Well-Known Member

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    just use throw away plastic silverware, and measure your proportions by weght . that way there is no clean up.