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What is 'paint stripper wash'?

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What is 'paint stripper wash'?

Translation to aussie english needed:


I'm using the US made Citristrip gel to strip paint and it refers to cleaning up with 'paint stripper wash' and 'mineral spirits'. 


I can't find anything online under paint stripper wash.


As for mineral spirits, I have metho spirits and mineral turps - which is mineral spirits?


Thanks heaps all 🖌

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Re: What is 'paint stripper wash'?

Hi @SuseMck,


That's actually quite a heated debate.


Mineral turps is roughly equivalent to mineral spirits. Alternatively, Acetone and Shellite should also work. 


There are brands that do a dedicated paint stripper wash, but I think you'll find they are just Mineral spirits based products. 


Please let us know if you need further help or have questions. 




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