Author Topic: Solvent for Diesel Fuel  (Read 489 times)

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Goodtimes

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Solvent for Diesel Fuel
« on: July 10, 2003, 01:12:00 AM »
What is the best way to get glassware that previously contained diesel fuel clean. 

Hate to throw away perfectly good containers!

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jrfoxxx1

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diesel fuel
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2003, 01:33:00 AM »
wouldnt just using more diesel feul and maybe a little elbow grease to remove any residue, then just repeatd rinses with warm water work. seems cheap and easy and i cant see why that wouldnt be fine.


methyl_ethyl

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Acetone?
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2003, 03:24:00 AM »
UMMM, I am not much of a chemist, however I do not see why acetone would not clean it up purty....

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Aurelius

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Methyl_Ethyl
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2003, 07:34:00 AM »
You are correct!  diesel fuel can be removed using acetone. (had to do so one many occasions)  May need repeated rinses, but it usually comes out without a problem.