[rescue] plastics reaction

William Enestvedt William.Enestvedt at jwu.edu
Thu Apr 24 07:39:08 CDT 2003

Curt wrote:
> ...the oils/chemicals in the plastics of the printer cable
> insulation reacted with the printer plastics, and softened/melted
> them.... Anyone ever seen this happen before ?
   Yup: the rubber feet on a few old external SCSI drive cases turned into goo
where they rested on a melamine-topped desk and left long, sticky streamers
when I picked up the case. Yuck.
Will Enestvedt
UNIX System Administrator
Johnson & Wales University -- Providence, RI
Will.Enestvedt at jwu.edu

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