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From: "Spehro Pefhany"
Subject: Re: Best insulator?
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Date: Sun, 08 Sep 2002 16:23:11 GMT
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The renowned John Woodgate wrote:
> I read in sci.electronics.design that Bill Sloman
> wrote (in <3D7A79DB.C3E80B1E@ieee.org>) about 'Best insulator?', on Sun,
> 8 Sep 2002:
>>I think it is Perspex - which is an excellent insulator, though it softens at a
>>lower temperature than Teflon/PTFE.
> 'Perspex' ('Plexiglass' in US) is polymethyl methacrylate.
Minor nit: It's "Plexiglas" (tm. Rohm and Haas) (not the Japanese Rohm).
Usually just called "acrylic".
>>I'm just back from a fornight in Burgundy (and the ambiguity is inteneded) so
>>this might not be one of my more reliable memories.
> I can go along with that.(;-)
Sounds like an excellent idea. I seem to have gotten roped into going to
Tuscany for a fortnight or so. Anything of interest there that is out of
the ordinary, and within half a day's driving time?
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