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Subject: Re: toaster oven in the dishwasher?
Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2002 16:17:41 -0000
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"John Larkin" wrote in
> On 12 Dec 2002 00:50:36 GMT, firstname.lastname@example.orgUrPants (Take off
> UrPants to reply) wrote:
> >I was wondering if nonpowered electronics are hurt buy clean water? For
> >we had a toaster oven fire, to clean the soot out, could we stick it in
> >dishwasher provided that we made sure that the internals were clean and
> >thoroughly dried out before we plugged it in?
> That's probably OK. Keep in mind that regular dishwasing powder etches
> aluminum, and things can rust in the hot, damp dry cycle.
> A dishwasher is a good way to clean PC boards, especially when very
> low surface leakage is needed.
> In the olden days of huge tube 'scopes, the first thing a Tektronix
> repair center would usually do was open up a scope and wash it.
looks like a darwin award is in the making :)
most electronic components are not hermetic, nor are the cables ..
you will fill up everything with water then dry out the surface stuff..
ure welcome to wash ure toaster.. on your own back be it tho..
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