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Use caution, though. Dichloromethane is a suspected carcinogen in humans,
but it is not flamible. And at $20/gal not the cheapest solvent. Use a
fume hood or organic vapor respirator. It is a fantastic non-polar
solvent, but may just strip the enamal off the wire, so you may want to
test it first.
On Tue, 7 Nov 2000, Tesla list wrote:
> Original poster: "Dr Brian H Le Page" <B.H.Le-Page-at-surrey.ac.uk>
> I have successfully used dichloromethane to remove epoxy type encapsulation.
> It did not seem to destroy the wire insulation on a nst, although that is a
> naked eye assessment.
> Dr Brian H Le Page
> Research Fellow
> Composites Research Group
> School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
> University of Surrey
> GU2 7XH
> Tel. 01483 300800 x2439
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tesla list [mailto:tesla-at-pupman-dot-com]
> Sent: 07 November 2000 03:26
> To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Subject: solvents?
> Original poster: Fucian-at-aol-dot-com
> Hi all,any one know of a solvant that will dissolve hard epoxy?I have a high
> voltage inverter transformer that has been epoxied together and it wont come
> apart.Its a ferrite core so it will crumble if brute force is used.Thanx