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How do you clean VIVAK®?

The following techniques for cleaning VIVAK sheet are based on standard industry practice. To ensure the acceptability of the results, always test a sample of the material with the cleaner and technique to be used.


  • Do use clean, soft cloths or sponges for the application of cleaners and again for washing and rinsing.
  • Do follow up the application with warm water rinse.
  • Don’t use abrasives or high alkaline cleaners.
  • Don't leave cleaners on the VIVAK sheet for long periods. Wash immediately.
  • Don’t apply cleaners in direct sunlight or at elevated temperatures.
  • Don’t use scrapers, squeegees or razors.
  • Don’t clean with gasoline.

Compatible Cleaners and Detergents: Formula 4091 Top Job2, Joy2, Palmolive3, Windex with Ammonia D4

ToMINIMIZE FINE OR HAIRLINE SCRATCHES: Mild automotive polish applied and removed with a soft, clean cloth will help fill scratches.

Suggested Polishes: Johnson Paste Wax, Mirror Glaze #10 Plastic Polish (by Mirror Bright Polish Co., Pasadena, CA), Novus Plastics

Polish #1, #2 (by Novus, Inc., Minneapolis MN)

® Registered trademarks of 1Clorox, 2Proctor & Gamble, 3Colgate-Palmolive, 4 Drackett Products

Title: How do you clean VIVAK®?
Published: 11/19/2008
Last Edited: 1/5/2023
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