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Old 29 March 2016, 17:12   #1
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Removing sikaflex

I need to remove some sikaflex/silicon/black sealing gunk from a cast alloy (Alu?) part without scraping or scoring, anything that will dissolve/remove it?
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Ever build Foam Eater, it breaks down PU.
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Fab thanks is it safe on metals and alloys?
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Thanks is marine sealant the same as expanding foam? Someone suggested carb cleaner on another site.

Looks like tool station stock it so will pick some up and try it.
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Thanks is marine sealant the same as expanding foam? Someone suggested carb cleaner on another site.

Looks like tool station stock it so will pick some up and try it.
It's all PU based.
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I need to remove some sikaflex/silicon/black sealing gunk from a cast alloy (Alu?) part without scraping or scoring, anything that will dissolve/remove it?
sika do their own stuff for info
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Only for uncured stuff tho? 208, this is well cured!
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Only for uncured stuff tho? 208, this is well cured!
i stuck a rev counter on my tiller arm with sikaflex went to get it off without scratching the paint used a hardwood sharpe wedge brought it all off except for a smear just cleaned off with a rag no scratches the last bit should come off in your case with a solvent acetone,tolulene etc
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Just bought a tin of foam eater ever hold is a sika company ....
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