Discussion in 'Beyond the Basics' started by sage, Dec 4, 2005.
is there a way of safely cleaning prints?
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.
Depends on what sort of print and what it is you want to clean off.
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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