Adhesive (Super Glue) Removal


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Old 03-27-13, 07:46 AM
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Question Adhesive (Super Glue) Removal





Have a need to remove an adhesive glue (Super Glue) from a metal alloy unpolished surface. Would like to know what type of liquid chemical adhesive remover would remove all traces without causing visible damage to the surface.

Chemical cannot be abrasive nor caustic resulting in any damaging to metal alloy surface. Ideally the chemical should dissolve or liquefy the adhesive to remove all traces of the glue and leave the original alloy metal surface as is.

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Old 03-27-13, 08:36 AM
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As far as I know, the best solvent for super glue is acetone and I would think it would leave metal alone. That said, I've never tried it on cured super glue.
 
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Here's what wikipedia had to say about solvents and debonders:

Acetone, commonly found in nail polish remover, is a widely available solvent capable of softening cured cyanoacrylate.[20] Other solvents include nitromethane, dimethyl sulfoxide, and methylene chloride.[21] gamma-Butyrolactone may also be used to remove cured cyanoacrylate.[22] Commercial debonders are also available.[23]
 
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Old 03-27-13, 10:17 AM
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Clicking one of the links (Adhesive Remover) in related ads on the right hand side of this page and all I get is an Whoops, our bad page?????...GOOD GRIEF!!!!!!! Must have done something wrong.

Evidence:
http://krudkutter.com/store/index.ph...e-remover.html

Re-trying.

Re-try Results: (???)
DIY Home Improvement Information - Doityourself.com

Same site.
Home Page:
Krud Kutter: On-Line Store

Product Categories Links:
Specialty Removers.

Product Page:
Krud Kutter Ultra Power - Specialty Adhesive Remover

Next Page Link:

Home Page:
IndustrialHQ.com

Specialty Product Page: (???)
IndustrialHQ.com | results for: Adhesive Remover

Additional Search Results:
Ask.com - What's Your Question?

Glue Removal Link in Related Ads: (???)

DIY Home Improvement Information - Doityourself.com

Summation:
GOOD GRIEF!!!!!!!!!
Pages of product ads and Advertisements!!!!!!!!
OH. 4-Get-It.

Now where did I put that can of acetone I had????...
Nail polish remover??????? Wifey must have that somewhere....
Heat to melt it? Got that. Where is my BLOW Torch.......????
 
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Old 03-27-13, 11:25 AM
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It needs to be good old fashioned nail polish remover. Not the oily kind or some environmentally safe stuff.
 
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Old 02-19-14, 02:37 PM
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Update.

Tried nail polish remover. Pure Liquid Acetone.

Several applications several times over an extended period of time.

Results. Very Disappointing. To say the least.......

Positive Note: Super Glue is a very strong adhesive glue...

Removal rather difficult. If not dam near impossible!!!

Additional suggestions welcomed.
 
 

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