Restoring Nylon parts (like the card guides in a PDP-8a chassis)
cclist at sydex.com
Mon Mar 21 18:37:17 CDT 2016
On 03/21/2016 04:25 PM, Jules Richardson wrote:
> Interesting... so boiling them can make them expand too much, leaving
> them for a few weeks will allow them to contract, but they
> "remember" their manufactured size, such that a few weeks after they
> they aren't trying to return to their shrunken, pre-boiled state?
Interesting. If water evaporation accounts for the dimensional
instability, why not use something that doesn't evaporate quite as
easily? Say, ethylene glycol or a silicon oil?
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