Removing conductive foam residue from IC pins?
rigdonj at cfl.rr.com
Tue Aug 9 18:41:30 CDT 2005
I've found that hot water gets it off about as well as anything. But
nothing seems to remove ALL of it.
At 11:37 AM 8/9/05 -0400, you wrote:
> I have a bunch of old ICs that were stored in conductive foam, and I
>wish to move them to plastic tubes. The foam has decayed to that state
>where it just crumbles when touched. Any recommendations for cleaning
>off this old foam? It can be scraped off, to some degree, with
>fingernails, but I risk bending the pins, and it's not all that thorough.
> Soaking them in alcohol is probably not a good idea. :)
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