Question from a Certified Windshield Repair Technician: Removing dirt from windshield rock chip damage, is it possible?

Is there a way to remove dirt from windshield damage?

Answer: Chip savers, clear adhesives discs or packaging tape can help prevent but not remove.

Chip savers are a good option for preventing liquid and solid contaminants from entering the damage but once contaminates have entered the damage your options are limited to using filtered compressed air and a steel scribe to remove contamination on or near the surface, but alcohol, acetone, solvents, and even water, may compromise the integrity of the PVB “laminate”, so Delta Kits does not recommend using any type of liquid to clean or dry damage below the…Read More