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Old 04-07-2010, 05:20 PM  
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Default Removing cured 100% silicone

Here's a question I have no answer to. I'm sure Kelebay can answer it.

Once 100% silicone is smeared on anodized aluminum how the heck do you remove it without damaging the aluminum? Is there a chemical that will soften and remove the 100% silicone?


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Default looks pretty hopeful. . .

http://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=silicone+solvents&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8


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I found that just rubbing it off with your fingers works for me.
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Silicone caulk should rub right off of anodized aluminum, just as Kok suggests.

It sticks particularily well to anything with a lot of silicon in it, like glass, but it should be a simple matter of getting it off of aluminum.

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That's the only way that you can be sure that the area is completely free of silicone caulk.
Or, the other "only way" is to use xylol (xylene). I just learned that today.


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