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Re: acetone


I recall reading about a boat builder in NJ that replaced acetone 
as a cleaning solvent with di-basic ester. I will attempt to 
dig up some details, or a contact name. 


Jeff Pico

> Searching for the Holy Grail ..... an effective, non haz substitute
> for acetone used in equipment cleanup for fiberglass boatbuilders.
> Some substitutes being used by Florida boat manufactures with
> apparently satisfactory results include propylene carbonate, S-280 and
> Super Red. Would be interested in any pros/cons re these three
> substitutes or any other successful cleanup solvent.
> Thanks
> Dick Burns
> FDEP Central District P2 Coordinator