Removing PVC cleaner and cement


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Old 02-13-06, 04:11 PM
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Removing PVC cleaner and cement

I'm not the cleanest worker and my hands are covered in the purple PVC cleaner and cement. What's the best way to get it off?
 
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Old 02-13-06, 04:32 PM
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dfpossum, Welcome to the DIY Forums.
The glue MAY peel off. The purple cleaner, is your badge of courage and proof that you did something around the house. Purple cleaner stains anything it touches. It is not removable. Good luck.
 
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Old 02-13-06, 04:44 PM
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The glue will peel off, but it might take a few days until it is all gone. Use a good hand creme to encourage moisture retention and the skin will peel more easily.

You should try to avoid contact in the future.


(Latex gloves are worse than useless for this.)
 
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Old 02-13-06, 06:17 PM
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Try Weld-On Wet-R-Dry Primer (P-75). In my opinion it is superior to the purple stuff and it won't stain your hands purple either (it's clear). Also you can buy a product to remove the PVC glue from your hands. It's an abrasive product, sold at plumbing/sprinkler supply stores.
 
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Old 02-13-06, 08:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Rainbird
(it's clear)
Some jurisdictions require the purple dye.
 
 

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