[vcf-midatlantic] rubber rejuvination
billdegnan at gmail.com
Thu Oct 15 08:52:21 EDT 2020
Thanks. On my phone the way gmail works I cant always easily read past
posts in a thread.
On Thu, Oct 15, 2020, 7:01 AM David Gesswein via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> Its for the other situation when rubber gets hard and too slick.
> I've also used the TechSpray rejuvinator. I've used it on plattens where
> the paper would slip. The rubber didn't really feel softer but the paper
> stopped slipping. I also need to use it on my TU10 capstan. The rubber
> I could get it redone in was a harder black than the original tan so the
> sometimes slips. Putting the rejuvinator on gets it to be happy for a
> On Wed, Oct 14, 2020 at 11:04:11PM -0400, Bill Degnan via vcf-midatlantic
> > I have some rubber handles and feet that get gummy, is this what you all
> > are talking about? I assume that once rubber becomes gummy it's a lost
> > cause.
> > Bill
> > On Wed, Oct 14, 2020 at 8:56 PM Herb Johnson via vcf-midatlantic <
> > vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> > > Various automotive vinyl cleaners have some "plastic restorers".
> > > is NuVinyl brand in the original white container; there's new mixes
> > > Some of these auto products also add a shiny coat, that can be scuffed
> > > off. All these contain "plastisizers" to replace those dissipated by
> > > age. The chemistry of rubber products can be interesting. - regards,
> > > --
> > > Herbert R. Johnson, New Jersey in the USA
> > > http://www.retrotechnology.com OR .net
> > > preserve, recover, restore 1970's computing
> > > email: hjohnson AT retrotechnology DOT com
> > > or try later herbjohnson AT comcast DOT net
> > >
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