How to Remove Heat Sink Paste from LED Surface

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How to Remove Heat Sink Paste from LED Surface

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I got heat sink paste – the white kind – on the surface/dome of an LED.

What’s the best way to get it off?

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Isopropanol / isopropylalcohol is one of the best solvents to clean such things

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I find ordinary disposable alcohol lens wipes work well for cleaning LED domes. The same kind used for cleaning ipad screens and glasses. If you need a bit more pressure to get the corners of the dome, just use a q-tip on top of the wipe.

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Alrighty I’ll give it a shot -