Removing Factory Masking From Plastics
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REMOVING FACTORY MASKING FROM PLASTICS

Sheet plastic usually comes with some kind of masking to protect the surfaces from abrasion. Anyone who has ever had to remove this stuff from large plastic sheets can attest to the fact that it doesn't want to come off easily.

The easiest method to remove the mask is to take a round rod, roller extension handle, broomstick, etc. Lay the rod at one corner, working diagonally start the masking on the rod and roll the rod over the surface taking up the masking as you go. This will save a lot of time and lessens the wear and tear on the sheet as well as your nerves and back. When finished just hold onto the loose corner and let the rod drop to the floor. Voila!

When the masking has been in place for some period of time, months, years, It may be necessary to use a solvent to remove it. Transmission fluid is the secret here. Let it soak through the paper and it will come off like magic. Caution should be exercised when choosing the fluid use only Chevy fluid on Chevy plastics and Ford on Ford's.

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