OT: Fabric Softeners (was On topic: Serious static problem)

From: Aaron Christopher Finney <A_Finney_at_wfi-inc.com>
Date: Fri Dec 4 20:49:35 1998

On Fri, 4 Dec 1998, Ward Donald Griffiths III wrote:

> Athanasios Kotsenos wrote:
> >
> > >What I do now is keep a wrist-strap and a
> > >box of Bounce dryer sheets (don't laugh) in my jockey box.
> >
> > Sorry, but what do the Bounce sheets do?
> Probably nothing useful. They serve the purpose when inserted in a
> dryer the Downey does in the washer, chemically treating fabric so as
> to reduce static electricity. In a vehical, there would be little
> effect.

They do the same thing as diluted Downey from a spray bottle. When I'm
carrying static-sensitive things, I take a couple sheets out and rub down
the carpet, seats, and plastic panels with them. Actually works fairly
well (and I read somewhere that they repel mosquitos too).
Received on Fri Dec 04 1998 - 20:49:35 GMT

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