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Posted by DroneSK | Feb 22, 2019 @ 06:20 AM | 1,461 Views
I needed to remove some hot glue from in between two pieces of EPO foam. I tried to google the answer and found the following answer: Isopropyl Alcohol (Rubbing Alcohol) will soften the hot glue and help you do that. The alcohol softens the glue and then later on evaporates away leaving a clean surface.

However, I wanted to know if the same is true for the type of spirit I had available to me (surgical spirit /methyl salicylate). I was struggling to find the regular Isopropyl Alcohol anywhere near me (in the UK) for some reason. The stores around me were carrying methyl salicylate formulas instead. So I thought about giving that a try. Here's what I did:

I used that bottle of surgical spirit (methyl salicylate) and that cotton bud thing to apply the alcohol to the target areas. I had the cotton there if I needed it but actually ended up using tissues instead of the cotton.

For safety, I was wearing latex gloves.

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