brad at heeltoe.com
Thu Apr 6 17:06:28 CDT 2006
"John Allain" wrote:
>> You can always take a sacrificial tape and bake it (a little hotter
>> than you'd expect you'd need on a data tape) to see how well it fares.
>Something about baking. Beware of raidiative heat.
>An oven heating up can possibly generate *large* temperatures in objects
>absorbing the energy in a direct light path from the coils. If you want a
Ugg. I would *never* use a kitchen oven for baking tapes under any
circumstances. It's just too uncontrolled. You get wild fluxuations of
You really don't want to get much over 140F unless you want the plastic
to start to deform. I'd stay right around 130F.
Also, you want very low humidity. Very low.
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