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How to clean Brushed Aluminum Case

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Sup Guys.

I have a Case which it's very sensitive to fingerprints i am even afraid to touch it because everytime i do it my fingerprints are everywhere.


Any idea/suggestion/advice how to clean it?

Thanks
 

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Pretty much any LCD cleaning solution will work.
You can either get a cheap LCD/Glass/Lens cleaning liquid with a microfiber cloth, or get a can of cleaning wipes.
I use those on a daily basis in my office. Works like a charm for anything from PCs and laptops to filthy smartphones and my even filthier work desk.
Just plain isopropyl alcohol (not the 90% type, but that crap they sell you on the market) may leave stains. Cleaning mixture of isopropyl with acetone may eat away the paint and also leave stains.
 

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Any citrus cleaner
 

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I found this video
and both of the products he showed worked, safe? i dont want to ruin an almost 500€ Case:(
 
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I owned a few aluminium pc cases generally the best way to clean is isoproypyl alcohol and microfiber cloth. I am not sure about windex but I think it should fine. I clean my pc with a glass cleaner before to remove dirt and it a shine. The anodized coating is really strong. I even used baking soda it alright. I do recommend to give your pc a water wash and dish washing soap if you can, I did this with alot of pc. Cleans really well. Be sure to unscrew the switches if you could. If not leaving it to dry is fine too. Dishwashing soap and water can clean even the most filthiest pc, just clean a Lian Li I bought a few weeks back 2nd hand from a smoker, looks as good as new.

I assume you pc case is a black aluminum cases right? You can use a damp cloth to wipe the fingerprints down followed by a dry cloth.
 
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What about Windex?
Haven't tried it, but it might work.

Unfortunately it's not available on Amazon.de
Just look for similar stuff, like this:
https://www.mindfactory.de/product_info.php/LogiLink-Fernseher-Monitore-Reinigungstuecher-100-Stueck-Spenderdose--RP_663501.html
or this:
https://www.mindfactory.de/product_info.php/MediaRange-MR721-Bildschirm-Glas-Metall-Reinigungsspray-250ml-Pumpspray_1156747.html

There are also some small 15-20ml laptop LCD spray bottles, which should sell for less than 2 euro.
 

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It's Christmas time and that's mean a bad time to order things online :laugh: if i order it today it will arrive after 01.01.2019 :D i guess i will try Windex and in case it doesn't work i will order one of those suggested.
 
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It's Christmas time and that's mean a bad time to order things online :laugh: if i order it today it will arrive after 01.01.2019 :D i guess i will try Windex and in case it doesn't work i will order one of those suggested.
Then it's a perfect time to get outta the house, breathe some fresh air, and take a walk to the nearest office supply store :D
 
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Try a Silicone spray applied to a microfiber cloth.
 
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Try a Silicone spray applied to a microfiber cloth.
That's a lubricant. You smear this all over the case, a few weeks later it's gonna look like a Yeti, or that cat from an upcoming Pet Sematary movie.
Plus I don't know if it smells as bad as its regular oil-based variant.
 

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I use generic dishwasher soap balls Whenever I need to clean something that's a real bitch, I throw a little bit of vinegar in a large container, one of those soapballs, and enough hot water to cover the item I'm cleaning. You let that sit for a hour or so, and it'll eat through anything . It removes the plaque off a coffee carafe, that's been used hundreds of times ,and goes from black, to clear glass.

Many years ago, I learned when your wife asks you to scrub the bathtub, you just fill it as far as you can with hot water, throw two or three of those dishwasher soap balls in there, make sure they dissolve, stir it up a bit & add some vinegar, come back a couple hours later that thing looks like it was installed that day
 
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microfiber cloth + a small dip in some soapy water. its what i use on my v1000.
 
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