[rescue] Restoring yellowed computer cases...

Patrick Finnegan 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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