How to Remove Rubber Cement Stains


Follow these steps to remove rubber cement stains from Acetate, Acrylic Fabric, Burlap, Carpet/Synthetic, Carpet/Wool, Cotton, Fiberglass, Linen Modacrylic, Nylon, Olefin, Polyester, Rayon, Silk, Spandex, Triacetate, Wool:

  • Rub away as much excess as possible.
  • If stain remains, place a clean, absorbent pad under the stain, if possible.
  • Apply a dry-cleaning solvent such as Afta Cleaning Fluid.
  • Cover the stain with an absorbent pad dampened with the dry-cleaning solvent.
  • Change the pads as they pick up the stain.
  • Keep stain and pads moist.
  • Apply a dry spotter.
  • Cover with a pad dampened with the dry spotter.
  • Remove pad every 5 minutes.
  • Press the pad hard into the stain, but don't rub.
  • Continue with the alternate soaking and pressing until all the stain has been removed.
  • Flush (the method of applying stain remover to loosen staining materials and residue from stain removers) with dry-cleaning solvent and allow to dry.