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Author Topic: Best way to clean plexiglass without scratching it?  (Read 110 times)

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Best way to clean plexiglass without scratching it?
« on: May 14, 2019, 05:11:25 pm »
Hey dudes, so the topic title is pretty self explanatory - I made a monitor bezel for my Barcade out of a sheet of cheap plexiglass that I masked off and sprayed painted black on it's reverse side, so that when it's in place it covers the whole monitor with only the screen being visible. I've found that it's incredibly easy to scratch this plexi using conventional cleaning stuff like J Cloth, paper towels and the sponge type things (which don't seem super scratchy) you'd use for washing up your dishes. The first time I tried cleaning it, I ended up with areas on the screen that were so badly scratched I had to scrap that bezel and make a new one. I'm assuming this is an issue that other people who've used plexiglass as a bevel have encountered too, so can anyone recommend a good way to clean my screen without damaging it?

Thanks in advance for any advice!

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Re: Best way to clean plexiglass without scratching it?
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2019, 05:16:22 pm »
Microfiber cloth
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Re: Best way to clean plexiglass without scratching it?
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2019, 09:48:13 pm »
Micro fiber towel and Novus # 2 Plastic Polish.

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Re: Best way to clean plexiglass without scratching it?
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2019, 04:44:02 pm »
Thanks fellas!  :cheers: