[sdiy] OT - stubborn residual Velcro adhesive on front panels.

Jean-Pierre Desrochers jpdesroc at oricom.ca
Wed Oct 29 18:00:58 CET 2014


As stated before if you can stand the smell
spray WD40 on the surface and let it work
for an hour. It will disolve the residue but
won't attack the paint.
I did that many times on vintage synth's painted front panels.
After just clean up the smell with some windex or gentle soaped water.

JP


Le 2014-10-29 12:46, Ingo Debus a écrit :
> Am 29.10.2014 um 17:32 schrieb John Speth:
> 
>>> Am fixing up a Kurzweil K2600 which had very strong velcro attached 
>>> to
>> the
>>> front panel in several places in long, 1 1/2 "  wide strips. It
>> eventually
>>> came off after putting up quite a fight, leaving behind a nasty thick
>>> adhesive residue.  Isopropyl hardly  touches it,  and I don't want to
>> risk
>>> removing or damaging the black paint on the Kurz's steel panel.
>>> 
>>> Anyone hit this problem before, or got any tips on a solvent that 
>>> might
>> do
>>> the job?
>> 
>> I've used Goof Off with good success.  It can be hell on some (most?)
>> plastics.  But I've found it worked on painted metal.  YOU MUST TEST
>> FIRST, if that's even possible.
> 
> I've had good success with this:
> <http://www.kontaktchemie.com/KOC/KOCproductdetail.csp?product=LABEL%20OFF%2050>
> 
> Probably a similar stuff. It smells like oranges. Yes, test it first.
> 
> Ingo
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