Permatex® RTV Silicone Dissolver. OEM approved. This patented gel formula dissolves and completely removes RTV silicone residue in only a matter of minutes…letting the powerful chemical do the work for you.Click to see full answer. Furthermore, does acetone remove RTV?Acetone or lacquer thinner, available at Home Depot or Lowes, and a good quality gasket scraper. You can get one at Sears. Still, it takes time and some elbow grease to get RTV off, and you have to be careful not to gouge anything.Also, what is the best silicone sealant remover? Unibond Silicone Sealant Remover. For guaranteed removal of sealant residue, UniBond Silicone Sealant Remover is a thick gel which breaks down cured sealant for easy removal. It is the ideal way to remove old or unwanted sealant from ceramic tiles, most plastics, glass and painted surfaces. Additionally, how do you remove RTV silicone from paint? Pry up the old silicone with a razor blade to gently lift the softened silicone up from the metal. Try and hold the razor blade only a few degrees off the perpendicular; you do not want a sharp angle of attack that will scrape, gouge or cut the paint.What chemical will dissolve rubber?Disperse natural rubber in solvent (Toluene or acetone).