[Bulk] Re: HP CRT mould update
tomj at wps.com
Tue Apr 19 17:00:13 CDT 2005
On Tue, 19 Apr 2005, Vintage Computer Festival wrote:
> Not necessarily. I've seen ADM 3A terminals that are perfect (I have a
> couple) and I've seen some that are terrible (I have a couple).
> At any rate, this problem has always been described by speculation and no
> hard data. It's time we got some real answeres because if this damage can
> be halted and prevented in the first place then I'd like to know how and
> why it happens.
I agree 100%. I suspect that it's not an organism at all, but
merely breakdown of the stuff that bonds the faceplate to the
Automobile windshields pretty much all exhibit a similar
phenomenon; they get foggy (white) at the corners. It's known to
be deterioration/oxidation of the plastic layer.
Plastics degrade all the time.
But we need someone to test the "mold", which will be tough.
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