Restoring Nylon parts (like the card guides in a PDP-8a chassis)

Doug Ingraham dpi at
Tue Mar 22 11:38:44 CDT 2016

On Mon, Mar 21, 2016 at 5:37 PM, Chuck Guzis <cclist at> wrote:

> Interesting.  If water evaporation accounts for the dimensional
> instability, why not use something that doesn't evaporate quite as easily?
> Say, ethylene glycol or a silicon oil?

I had this idea as well but I have not experimented with it.  I doubt that
it will work but I would love to hear differently.  So give it a shot on
some broken nylon bits.

Doug Ingraham
PDP-8 SN 1175

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