cleaning prints

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  1. sage

    sage TPF Noob!

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    is there a way of safely cleaning prints?
     
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    Kinda depends what's on the print.
    If I needed to clean a print I would soak in distilled water and carefully squeegee it. Lay it on a piece of glass when you squeegee.
    If you don't use distilled water you may risk staining from contaminants in tap water.
     
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    Depends on what sort of print and what it is you want to clean off.
    In general:
    Most things will come off RC if you breath on it and gently polish with a soft cotton cloth.
    It works quite well on fibre base as well.
    For more stubborn marks like fingerprints on RC use isopropyl wipes and polish off any residue with a soft cotton cloth.
    I've had good results using isopropyl wipes on fibre base to get rid of mould marks.
    If there is a lot of dust or grit on the prints you should get rid of it first using compressed air and a brush. Any particles still stuck on try carefully scraping them off with your finger nail.
     

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