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Cleaning carbon fiber
« on: June 18, 2019, 11:44:47 »
I have tape residue on my carbon fiber tripod legs. Is it ok to use white benzene to clean or should I use something else?
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Re: Cleaning carbon fiber
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2019, 12:21:19 »
Most tape glue residues comes off with oil and a soft rag, after a bit of soaking :)

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Re: Cleaning carbon fiber
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2019, 13:28:46 »
Also eucalyptus oil is excellent for removing sticky residues. It is usually available from pharmacies.
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Re: Cleaning carbon fiber
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2019, 14:18:20 »
Thanks. I will have to check what kind of oils I have at home. :)
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Re: Cleaning carbon fiber
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2019, 15:18:46 »
Ok, I tried rapeseed oil and baby oil (essentially the same) with little or no effect. I finally resorted to white benzene which seemed to be the ticket. No ill effect on the carbon fiber that I could see.
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