cleaning keyboards in the dishwasher
fernande at internet1.net
Tue Jan 10 00:22:10 CST 2006
Chuck Guzis wrote:
> One of the classic freshman chemistry demonstrations is (or was) to immerse
> a piece of aluminum under a pool of mercury, with hot water poured on top.
Our local city high school was closed for about 3 days while a Hazmat
team cleaned up a dropped vile of mercury. Some kid found it and
brought it to school, then dropped it by accident! I'm not sure if that
was a massive over reaction, or not. Is mercury really that much of a
> All of which goes to saying why you shouldn't put aluminum, magnesium or
> zinc (including galvanized hardware) in your dishwasher with dishwashing
That is consistent with my results with computer hardware. My pans are
iron, so they don't really get washed in the traditional sense.
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