Coating on older DEC slides

Mike Ross tmfdmike at
Sat Jun 13 19:49:43 CDT 2015

I do hope not; that stuff is *seriously* toxic.

On Sun, Jun 14, 2015 at 7:52 AM, Rod Smallwood
<rodsmallwood52 at> wrote:
> It might be cadmium
> On 13/06/2015 16:45, John Wilson wrote:
>> On Sat, Jun 13, 2015 at 11:20:19AM -0400, Noel Chiappa wrote:
>>> So, what _is_ that grey coating - and, more important, how (if at all)
>>> can it
>>> be reproduced these days?
>> Wild guess:  some kind of oxide?  I agree that it doesn't look like paint
>> or powder coat.
>> John Wilson
>> D Bit

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