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By: xDGx (offline) on Wednesday, July 03 2013 @ 05:21 PM PDT (Read 357 times)  
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I've got a batch of 5mm clear lens LEDs, but I need those lenses to be diffused. They are those "rainbow" LEDs and I can't find them diffused.
I usually sand them using a Dremel but there must be an easier way. I'm talking about 3000 LEDs.. Sanding one by one is tedious.
http://www.hacktronics.com/Tutorials/diffuse-your-leds.html
I'm thinking about using acid. Is that a good idea ? What kind of acid ? Any thoughts ?
Edit: Acetone: failed.


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By: xDGx (offline) on Friday, July 05 2013 @ 07:06 PM PDT  
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I think most water clear lenses arre polycarbonate.
Acetone: Failed
Alcohol 92 proof: Failed
I'll try Butane and Hexane now.


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