[rescue] Restoring yellowed computer cases...
pat at computer-refuge.org
Wed Apr 11 17:08:29 CDT 2007
On Wednesday 11 April 2007 18:03, Ethan O'Toole wrote:
> > equipment cases as old as many of ours is due to UV exposure over
> Is it UV? I always figured it could be from chemical makeup of the
> plastic. Always noticed it in the early mac equipment.
It's UV related.
Discoloration varies by whether the equipment was in a sealed box,
sitting on a window-ledge, under flourescent lighting, etc. If you're
unlucky enough, there may be "shadows" of objects that blocked the UV
from discoloring the plastic.
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