Lint free cloths

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by Getzonica, Oct 18, 2010.

  1. Getzonica

    Getzonica Active Member

    Hi all,

    What is a lint free cloth? I've been told that for both my cornet ,and now the violin, I need a lint free cloth for when I'm cleaning them, and I know that a lint free cloth doesn't give off fluff, what sort of materials are lint free?

    Also does anyone know where I could get some lint free cloths?
  2. pbirch

    pbirch Active Member

    from asda, they are called microfibre cloths
  3. Getzonica

    Getzonica Active Member

  4. cockaigne

    cockaigne Member

    Old linen tea-towels/glass cloths work very well for both cleaning and polishing, and are tough enough to withstand a boilwash when they need cleaning themselves.
  5. TrumpetNick

    TrumpetNick Member

    Some people prefer Chamois Leather cloths, especially for cleaning valve casings and valves.
  6. still learnin

    still learnin Member

    No problem with the absorbent nature of the Chamois and residual oil on the valves and in the casings?
  7. TrumpetNick

    TrumpetNick Member

    Not at all, if you clean the valves and the valve casings with water and detergent before wipe them dry with the Chamois