Barry L Klein
Barry.L.Klein at wdc.com
Wed Mar 11 20:52:00 CET 1998
Yeah, it's a faster way of heating up the solution vrs. an aquarium heater! Quite mean.
From: KEEN at austin.ibm.com
Sent: Wednesday, March 11, 1998 10:35 AM
To: CHORDMAN at FLASH.NET
Cc: SYNTH-DIY at MAILHOST.BPA.NL; KEEN at KEEN.AUSTIN.IBM.COM
Subject: Re: Ferric Chloride
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>... Since aluminum is also more
>reactive than iron, it should work on that metal too, though I don't
>know if the rate of replacement is similar or not.
Oh, boy, does aluminum have a high rate of replacement!!!
I discovered this by making the mistake of trying to etch a circuit
board in an aluminum pan. Bad Mistake (the caps are not accidental).
This reaction goes fast enough to boil the FeCl - not to mention eating
completely through the pan and spilling nasty etchant all over.
I was young, then...
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