Re: Rotary Gap (lexan dangers)

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Sent: 	Tuesday, August 05, 1997 4:26 AM
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Subject: 	Re: Rotary Gap (lexan dangers)

In a message dated 97-08-05 05:47:32 EDT, you write:

>   Just a little warning about using Lexan (polycarbonate) . Do not allow
> any Loctite or
> any other cyanoacrylic to come in contact with polycarbonate! Even the
> smallest amount
> will cause the poly to become brittle and crack under the slightest
> stress. In a rotating
> part this could be quite disconcerting.
> Kenneth C. Pryor


Thanks for the warning.  Yes, this could be a little disconcerting!  
Someone mentioned to me also that just the fumes from (I think)
acetone, could have the same effect on the lexan...I don't know 
if this is true?

John Freau