[rescue] VAXstation questions

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed May 14 13:27:39 CDT 2003

On Wednesday, May 14, 2003, at 11:04 AM, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:
> What is "washing-up liquid" ?
> As understand it, certain soaps can be corrosive... and water, unless
> distilled, can contain minerals, etc that could lead to corrosion...
> I wouldn't mind finding the magical equation of safe stuff to use to
> do exactly what you do (clean the boards of these rescues).
> Distilled water is easy, but what cleaners can be used that won't harm
> the chips, boards, cables, labels, etc...

   I use Alconox.  I have to give them a good plug here...their stuff is 
amazing.  It's pretty much the "standard" in laboratory environments.  
They have some specific stuff (for PCB cleaning, etc) but I use their 
ordinary cleaner.  They sell it online.  It is residue-free and VERY 


Dave McGuire                "They live deeply, these vagabonds."
St. Petersburg, FL                            -Goro

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