Cleaning up yellowed/grubby plastic?

From: Paul Koning <>
Date: Fri Sep 3 11:13:57 2004

>>>>> "Vintage" == Vintage Computer Festival <> writes:

 Vintage> On Wed, 1 Sep 2004, Bob Shannon wrote:
>> Smooth plastic on early prototypes indicates 'soft mould' plastic,
>> essentially an early prototype process for plastic parts, prior to
>> committing to an expensive mould that is very difficult to alter
>> for last-minute changes.

 Vintage> So is the texturing on the final mold there for texturing or
 Vintage> as a by-product of the molding process?

For texturing. The mold process is pretty precise -- if the designers
wanted smooth plastic, you would have seen smooth plastic. It's not
like sand-casting of cast iron...

Received on Fri Sep 03 2004 - 11:13:57 BST

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