This is not a plug! (was Re: Cleaning motherboards...)

From: Glen Goodwin <>
Date: Mon Jan 3 14:44:52 2005

----- Original Message -----
From: Vintage Computer Festival <>

> On Fri, 31 Dec 2004, Gavin Thomas Nicol wrote:
> > Apart from dusting with compressed air and camel hair brushes, which
> > removes the dust from circuit boards, are there any recommendations for
> > cleaning the general grimy file from motherboards?
> Good question. I didn't have any luck with contact cleaner and would love
> to hear suggestions.

Many contact cleaners leave a lubricating residue and are
too wimpy to deal with real grease and gunk. We sell some stuff
called GC Bath (ingredients: heptane, isopropyl alcohol, carbon
dioxide) which I have used on some fairly nasty boards with good results.
Got rid of the crap, but didn't eat the board.

Received on Mon Jan 03 2005 - 14:44:52 GMT

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