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RE: a microwave is a gold mine

Original poster: "David Dean by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <deano-at-corridor-dot-net>


I'd be real surprised if that was a LDPE cap. Mylar comes to mind. If it
should prove to be LDPE, however, I would be very interested in finding a


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tesla list [mailto:tesla-at-pupman-dot-com]
> Sent: Monday, May 21, 2001 6:13 PM
> To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Subject: a microwave is a gold mine
> Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> <RQBauzon-at-aol-dot-com>
> there's a wealth of stuff one can find in a microwave. i recently
> gutted a
> microwave and here's what i found that's useful:
>     Item                        Uses
>     transformer                          its obvious
>     fan motor                             async rotary gap
>     diode                                   grounding?
>     .74uF LDPE cap no PCB's!    tank capacitor
>     risk of electrocution               suicide