[time-nuts] KS-24361 Power Module Repair
alw.k9si at gmail.com
Tue Apr 14 10:11:05 EDT 2015
Very sorry, assumed you meant for operation. This makes perfect sense
for deconstruction purposes. My bad.
> Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2015 15:18:14 -0400
> From: Chuck Harris <cfharris at erols.com>
> No, I meant exactly what I said.
> When you are removing epoxy potting compound, put it in an oven
> set to 140C, and let it cook until up to temperature. The potting
> epoxy will become about as soft as pencil eraser rubber. You can
> then pick at it, and get pretty big chunks to come off. When the
> epoxy starts to feel hard again, pop it back in the oven.
> -Chuck Harris
> OBTW, we are not talking about crystal ovens here, but rather unpotting
> power supply modules.
> Al Wolfe wrote:
>> This seems a bit toasty and is equivalent to 284F. Maybe meant 140F
>> not C?
>>> An oven set to 140C is your friend when doing jobs like
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