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hi can any tell me if these are ok to clean my lenses on my camera i bought them from a cheapy shop they are called perfect vision glasses wipes it says they contain ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL,ERADICATOR AND DISTILLED WATER. only problem it says on the rear of the packet AVOID CONTACT WITH SKIN does this mean i have to use aspestos gloves to handle the wipes,thanks stu
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Don't think I'd risk it
I've found that the best thing for lens cleaning is an old cotton handkerchief that has been washed so many times that it'd cloud-soft. First remove any grit with a gentle blast of air, then breath onto the lens surface so that it mists up. Then wipe gently with a scrunched up handkerchief.
In more demanding cases, use a squirt of Calotherm fluid bought from an optician.
Better still keep yor lenses clean by fitting a UV filter.
I used to use a similar type of micro fiber cloth to clean my lenses, but found that over time it wore away at my protective coating on the lens, now I used specialized special cleaning tissues & a blower if its just surface dust i need to remove.
Come on you all use your T shirt really and as your doing it you think to yourselves "Just this once will be OK"
wirewool soaked in wd40 might work on Canon lenses
Quote: Wirewool soaked in wd40 might work on Canon lenses
It does! The result is, they look like Nikon lenses.
Quote: wirewool soaked in wd40 might work on Canon lenses
Quote: It does! The result is, they look like Nikon lenses.
Quote: only problem it says on the rear of the packet AVOID CONTACT WITH SKIN
Elf & Safety gone mad again. Isopropanol is a mild solvent & can dissolve the natural fats on the skin causing dryness. In a very few extreme cases it can cause itching & dermatitis with prolonged contact. The length of time you would be handling the wipes should not be a problem unless your skin is extemely sensitive.
I use lens wipes from SPECSAVERS...............I checked first, they are designed for camera lenses or any other lens:
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