Cleaning Instructions

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Prior to painting or assembly, models must be thoroughly cleaned.


The urethane mold release will prevent your paint and glue from sticking if you don't clean it off.


There are a number of ways to get it off, I use soap and water first and then Acetone.  Here are the steps:




Be sure to follow all safety instructions when using this Acetone it is very flammable and the fumes are very strong.


Here’s a good article on working with resin models from Starship Modeler.com


Disclaimer:

Always follow manufacturer’s safety instructions. Anyone working with any of the tools mentioned in this article must always use all safe practices, including but not limited to eye protection, skin protection, proper ventilation, and respiratory protection. Failure to take proper precautions is the responsibility of the individual in all cases.

Resin is a potentially hazardous material. Please take every precaution to avoid breathing in any resin dust created in filing, sanding or cutting any resin model. If you do inhale resin dust, contact your doctor immediately.

Acetone is potentially hazardous material. Please take every precaution to avoid breathing vapors and skin contact. Only use in well ventilated areas. Acetone is very flammable and should be handled with extreme caution. Always follow manufactures safety procedures.

Modeling glue is potentially hazardous. Please take every precaution to avoid breathing vapors and skin contact. I always follow manufactures safety procedures.

Cleaning agents are potentially hazardous, read, understand and follow all manufacturers instructions prior to using any product to clan models.

Xmarx takes no responsibility for any damages by any party with regards to our products or these instructions. Proceed at your own risk.

These models are not  toys and are not suitable for children under 18 years of age.


Alternatively, some people use a diluted floor cleaner with the first step.  I’ve also read that using tire cleaner works well.  I have no personal experience with these last two, but if anyone does or has another method, please let me know and I’ll post it.