35mm slides, cleaning

  Sapins 11:52 21 Feb 2006

How do I clean 35mm slides before I scan them into the computer?

  SANTOS7 11:54 21 Feb 2006

click here
this may help,good luck...

  rmcqua 12:50 21 Feb 2006

I have successfully cleaned them with methylated spirit.

  Filch 14:40 21 Feb 2006

Any commercial film cleaner will do it, just follow directions and rub as little as possible. Also, NoScratch by Edwal might be of use after you have cleaned the film. It will take care of any scratches, &c. It can then be cleaned off with the film cleaner.

  Audeal 15:50 21 Feb 2006

I have also used methylated spirit successfully, just remember not to rub to hard, a gentle rub with a soft rag will be fine.

  Sapins 16:42 21 Feb 2006

Thanks for your replies, I'll give meths a try,



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