cure equiepement that was in the rain... best practices???

From: Sridhar the POWERful <>
Date: Tue Apr 16 21:07:37 2002

On Tue, 16 Apr 2002, Chad Fernandez wrote:

> I've thought about picking some CLR up, but don't really have a current
> use for it. You mention that it will remove corrosion, does that
> include rust?

Yes that includes rust, but I don't know if using it with PCBs is a good
idea yet, since I've never tried it. I would caution you to try it on a
junk board first. CLR is meant not only to loosen rust, but to completely
dissolve it.

Peace... Sridhar

> Douglas H. Quebbeman wrote:
> > Using a small area of the board where you could correct any damage
> > that this substance might cause, try a little CLR... it's a mixture
> > sold throughout the midwest (U.S.) that dissolves Calcium, Lime, and
> > Rust deposits. Phosphoric acid is one of its components... so be real
> > careful. I've never used it on PC boards before, but it can't be beaten
> > for removing corrosion off metal parts.
> >
> > Regards,
> > -dq
Received on Tue Apr 16 2002 - 21:07:37 BST

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