Removing Stubborn Paper from Acrylic


#1

I had some acrylic with paper that was extremely hard to remove (it was a bargain). I have found if I soak the part over night in a solvent like Goo Gone the paper comes off easily, usually in one piece. The surface seems to be unaffected after some cleanup with soap and water.


#2

I’ve been told WD-40 will work as well…


#3

Thanks for the tip.


#4

soaking in warm soapy water works as well, and avoids the expense of the other solvents.


#5

Regarding removing the mask, my latest order of proofgrade cherry ply had a lower tack to the mask. On a Lacy engraving it pulled easily and released in one piece in a fraction of the time it took to weed the same design earlier.
I’m loving that!