[NAFEX] elderberries and the dreaded green goo

mIEKAL aND qazingulaza at gmail.com
Sun Aug 28 10:08:29 EDT 2011


which kind of plastic are buckets made out of?

On Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 8:59 AM, Bob Kelly <bkelly66 at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> Ginda is correct about the volitility of acetone.  It does attack some
> plastics, though.  Particularly PVC.  Polypropylene and polyethylene are
> pretty much immune.
>
> Bob Kelly
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "mIEKAL aND" <qazingulaza at gmail.com>
> To: "North American Fruit Explorers" <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
> Sent: Sunday, August 28, 2011 8:10 AM
> Subject: Re: [NAFEX] elderberries and the dreaded green goo
>
>
> What about on a plastic primary, it wouldn't break down or try to melt
> the plastic?
>
> I use all certified organic practices, so I'm pretty sure this is
> ruled out as a cleaner, but it's good to know there is something out
> there high powered enough to defeat the goo.  I could always clean
> something up & pass it on to someone who wasn't concerned with such
> things.
>
> ~mIEKAL
>
> On Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 8:01 AM, Ginda Fisher <list at ginda.us> wrote:
>> Acetone is extremely volatile. I would think that it would completely
>> evaporate and leave the glassware with no discernible residue within an
>> hour or two of using it, even if you didn't re-clean the glassware with
>> soap and water (which I would do).
>>
>> Ginda
>>
>> On Aug 28, 2011, at 8:47 AM, mIEKAL aND wrote:
>>
>>> Steve, would you drink wine from glassware that had been cleaned with
>>> acetone? I get physically sick just opening a container of it.
>>>
>>> ~mIEKAL
>>>
>>>
>>> & the million dollar question is, are your figs ripe yet?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 7:08 AM, Steve Herje <loneroc1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Acetone works like a charm.
>>
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