Vacuum Degreasing

15 08 2011

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A vacuum specialist suggested a better technique for degreasing vacuum equipment:

Lightly swab with acetone, followed by reagent grade ethyl alcohol.

The acetone degreases, and the alcohol removes residual acetone.

 

I used this cleaning technique before reassembling the Polywell:

Back in the chamber soon!

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24 08 2011
yonemoto

FYI – you should check to make sure you’re OK with all the additives that are in your particular brand of denatured alcohol.

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