Lucite and acrylic (which is the generic name for this plastic), have become popular materials for furniture,tables, lamps, hardware, trays etc. It is important to clean and care for lucite properly from the start as it is a somewhat delicate material. Proper steps should be exercised in cleaning lucite.
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Clean lucite with hot soapy water using a soft cloth. The type of polishing cloth you use will make a difference. The ideal cloth is nonabrasive, absorbent, and lint free. To eliminate any chance of scratching lucite , use only disposable cloths. Reusable cloths can retain abrasive particles, but you won't know for sure until the damage is done.
This kit from from Novus Polish is great to have on hand.
1. Cleans all plastics(lucite) without scratching. Leaves a lustrous shine that resists fogging, repels dust, and eliminates static. 2. Removes fine scratches, haziness and abrasions from most plastics(lucite). Repeated use restores faded and discolored plastics. 3. Removes heavy scratches and abrasions from most acrylic(lucite) surfaces. The talented Aaron R Thomas designs custom Lucite furniture in Orange County CA, and recommends this Acrylic Furniture Lucite Cleaning and Polishing Kit. Also check out Maison 21 for other tips. i ♥ lucite- maison21 explains the care and feeding of one of his favorite materials
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