Fingerprints on slides: PEC PADS and PEC 12? Scratches really badly?

Discussion in 'Color: Film, Paper, and Chemistry' started by GarageBoy, Oct 1, 2013.

  1. GarageBoy

    GarageBoy Member

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    So, I'm not sure if I used too much, but on a scrap slide (Velvia 100F), I tried wiping a fingerprint off and ended up giving it a crap load of scratches and some bubbling due to the PEC 12. Is there a safe way of using it? Is there a better way of cleaning slides?
     
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    I use Ronsinol lighter fluid on a q-tip. Works great and even takes away mold spots.

    I don't like Pec-12 it seems to swell the emulsion and leaves streaks and blotches.