Re: PCB Who?
If they contain PCB's you don't want them. A lot of bad legal implications
if the EPA finds out you have them (you pay to have them disposed of by the
EPA --- like $500 per xmfr).
PCB is a chemical handle for poly-chlorinated-biphenyl. They attach to fat
cells in your body and are strong known carcinogens.
Many power companies would give them away free --- if they could, but you
definitely don't want them.
So I seyz to the curious man, "Don't pull that trigger!" "Bang --- why
From: Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Date: Thursday, September 02, 1999 7:34 PM
Subject: PCB Who?
>Original Poster: Paul Gower <gower-at-cairns-dot-net.au>
> I was scouting around the other day trying to find a big
>transformer for a future tesla coil and it turns out that i can probably
>get 2 pole pigs for free :). Problem is that they are rather old and the
>person I was talking to siad that they most likely contained PCB's. Ive
>heard that PCB's are bad juju but I'm not really sure what they are. Is
>there anyone who can explain just what a PCB is and what it could do to
> Thanx Heaps