PDP11/23+ goes on (and submission for FAQ)
chenmel at earthlink.net
Tue Jun 21 19:31:05 CDT 2005
On Mon, 20 Jun 2005 10:11:24 -0400
Paul Koning <pkoning at equallogic.com> wrote:
> >>>>> "Tom" == Tom Jennings <tomj at wps.com> writes:
> Tom> * 99% anhydrous alcohol -- NOT drug-store alcohol.
> The usual substance is isopropyl alcohol (isopropanol). You didn't
> mention that -- did you mean to suggest ethanol? I suppose that would
> work, too.
> Note that anhydrous ethanol won't stay anhydrous very long; it will
> quickly transform itself into 96% ethanol + 4% water. I'm not sure
> how big a problem that would be. From vague memories, I think
> isopropanol doesn't do that.
> Tom> * Disposable nylon gloves $?
> Nylon, as in woven nylon? I haven't seen those. Disposable vinyl
> gloves are easy to find, I have a box sitting around the kitchen.
> There are also latex gloves; that doesn't seem like a good idea
> because those tend to have powder on them, and also because latex
> isn't all that stable.
We wore white nylon gloves a lot more than we wanted to back when I was
a COM operator producing Microfiche in the 80's. I suspect they're
still readily available. Probably anybody who handles a lot of film
would use them, i.e. the photograpy market.
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