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Removing old Labels from remanufactured product
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Posted by: Mark A. J.

07/11/2006, 14:43:46

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Can anyone suggest an effective safe method of removing old labels from the plastic cases of medical electronic devices being remanufactured for reuse. We currently use E-xacto knifes but operators have cut themselves. Chemical label removers need to soak through the label but the labels are designed to resist cleaning chemicals.







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Posted by: anees0007

07/14/2006, 08:01:08

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Please use hair dryer to remove the labels. This is the most effective way.







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Posted by: Marky

07/12/2006, 08:13:00

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You may want to try Methanol. Some light scrapeing may still be required.
Use gloves while applying the Methanol.

DO NOT TRY ACETONE....the label will stay but the plastic behind it will be gone...








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Barney
07/16/2006, 23:34:15

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Have you tried a steamer as used to remove rinkles from clothes? Most of those glues are not to great in heat. Most plastic has a melting point of around 350f and steam is just over 212. ... be careful!..




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