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Re: X-Ray Transformer VERY Scarred!
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- Date: Mon, 02 May 2005 15:38:41 -0600
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Original poster: "Malcolm Watts" <m.j.watts@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 2 May 2005, at 10:57, Tesla list wrote:
> Original poster: "J. Aaron Holmes" <jaholmes@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Some people have said that you can do a "burn test";
> dip a bit of paper towel in it, light it, and stand
> way back. PCBs won't burn. Ordinary mineral oil will
> burn. I'm not a huge fan of this approach, though. I
> like to be sure. So...
The correct burn test is to put a drop on some relatively inert wire
and observe the colour when held in flame. If the flame is tinted
green it is a sign that chlorine is present. I have done this with
the contents of an old known-to-be PCB-filled capacitor and it works.