Regular rubbing alcohol effects on camera lens.

Started Nov 18, 2011 | Discussions thread
jp4 Senior Member • Posts: 1,115
Re: Regular rubbing alcohol effects on camera lens.

Timeless Kingdom Media wrote:

I have used 70% rubbing alcohol to clean my Nikkor 35mm F1.8G AF-S lens before. Here are my questions.

1) Does using this alcohol easily strip away the lens coating? Even with light pressure?

2) How do I know if I stripped away any coating at all?

3) Some say using alcohol is a good way to clean a lens, while others say it is bad. What is the truth, if any?

I've used 91% alcohol for stubborn spots for years with great results, never a problem.

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