Apple cube cleaning

Peter Corlett abuse at
Thu Nov 18 12:44:08 CST 2021

On Thu, Nov 18, 2021 at 01:09:34PM -0500, Paul Koning via cctalk wrote:
> On Nov 18, 2021, at 11:59 AM, Peter Corlett via cctalk <cctalk at> wrote:
>> I assume you've already attempted to throw the usual household stuff at it
>> as if it was a phone or TV. If not, dig out the glass cleaner and microfibre
>> cloths and get onto that.
>> In addition to the plausible suggestion elsethread of WD-40, I'd also give
>> it a gentle waft of a hairdryer (or heat gun set suitably-low) to try and
>> melt the glue without melting the plastic, and then it may be more amenable
>> to wiping-off.

... and then you snipped the following paragraph where I pointed out the
case may be acrylic rather than polycarbonate, which is kind of important
given this:

> One other possibility is ethanol. But be sure to test that first, because
> it WILL damage plexiglas ("lucite"). That's about the only plastic it
> hurts, though.

Plexiglas and Lucite are brand names for acrylic.

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