Hello Gregorio -
I never use it. 100% Methyl alcohol can be purchased at the drug store,
too, but you may have to ask for it.
If the isopropyl alcohol 80% alcohol then the remaining 20% is water,
and that's not good!
Don't ever use denatured alcohol.
On 1/17/2012 6:10 AM, Shai Drori wrote:
> Hi Gregorio
> I have been using IPA for 33 years without a problem. You can get it
> at any drug store.
> On 17/01/12 17:24, Gregorio Garcia Karman wrote:
>> Dear list.
>> I need some advice on cleaning the heads of two Studer A67 and B67
>> machines. The recommendations I have received from two different
>> professionals are:
>> - Isopropilic alcohol 99 %
>> - A mix of 89 % xylene, 11% Tricholoethane.
>> I have found some denaturalized alcohol from a colleague from the
>> conservation department of a museum nextdoor or 80% isopropilic
>> alcohol from Maplin. The easiest would be to stick to one of the
>> latter, but I am looking for the professional solution and don't want
>> to make compromises. Moreover, a number of tapes in the collection
>> are dirty and I suspect that a number of them will be shedding, so I
>> expect to be doing a lot of cleaning.
>> Apologies if is has been asked before, but I did some searching but
>> could not find a response in the archives.
>> Huge thanks and cheers
>> Gregorio Garcia Karman
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