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Re: Solvent/gloves

To: "Walt Goddard" <>, <>
Subject: Re: Solvent/gloves
From: "Rex Burkheimer" <>
Date: Sat, 16 Sep 2000 09:47:25 -0500
Where do you get it?  Does it work in a parts cleaner?

-----Original Message-----
From: Walt Goddard <>
To: <>
Date: Friday, September 15, 2000 1:42 PM
Subject: Solvent/gloves

>I have found a very good solvent that is water soluble, non-toxic, not
>flammable (in liquid form), bio-degradable, etc.  It's called Citrol
>and is put out by Schaeffer (SP?) from Missouri.  The local mines use
>it extensively.
>The spray is flammable due mostly to the propellant.  I put some of
>the liquid in a cup and tried to light it with a match and couldn't.
>The 5 gal bucket is about $ 90, but I diluted mine 12 to 1 with water
>and it works well on greasy auto parts.  They say you can dilute to 20
>to 1 but I suspect that would be pretty weak.
>Very pungent odor of citrus, but not overwhelming at all and not
>toxic. Don't need gloves but use the latex ones anyway.  Bonus is
>automatic  hand cleaner that rinses off with water.
>Anyone else use this?
>Walt Goddard
>----- Original Message -----
>From: David Scheidt <>
>To: Brian Kemp <>
>Cc: Stuart MacMillan <>; <>
>Sent: Thursday, September 14, 2000 6:59 PM
>Subject: Re: Fancy mechanic's gloves
>> On Thu, 14 Sep 2000, Brian Kemp wrote:
>> :
>> :I just keep a container of GoJo hand cleaner around and forget the
>gloves for
>> :most of the dirty stuff.  If I'm working on something rusty or
>rough, I just use
>> :a pair of 99 cent (or $1.50 if not in a multi-pack) leather work
>> :
>> This is more or less what I do, grease looks good under fingernails!
>> I'm going to get nasty chemicals on my hands, like parts washer
>> or brake cleaner or something, I wear nitrile gloves.  They resist
>> solvents I come in contact with, and they don't make me break out,
>> lytex gloves do.
>> David

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