cleaning keyboards in the dishwasher

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at
Fri Jan 6 11:21:29 CST 2006

C Fernandez wrote:
>> All automatic dishwasher detergents have lots of chlorine and might
>> bleach (great for discolored plastics),
> Dishwasher detergent will oxidize metal brackets, screws, etc. so if 
> your doing boards and metal chassis parts skip any dishwasher detergent, 
> unless maybe it's the tiniest amount.

I've dishwashered my keyboards for a number of years.  I find that 
Alconox works best.  It's not the cheapest stuff in the world, but it 
doesn't hurt much of anything.

Peace...  Sridhar

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