At 09:26 AM 5/6/97 -0400, Roger WB0DGF wrote:
>Polycarbonate resins, such as GE LEXAN and others, are extremely
>susceptable to solvents such as WD-40. The GE book lists these chemicals
>Amines, Aromatic Hydrocarbons, strong alkaline detergents, Esters,
>Halogenated Hydrocarbons, Ketones.
>Also avoid the following combination: High stress, Hot water, High
>temperature (140-160 deg F).
>It is really amazing to see the effects of these chemicals on a sample
>part. Extreme crazing and cracking in a matter of seconds!
K1KP said that KLM recommended warm water to get the caps on the aluminum.
Guess warm water means less than 140 deg F.
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