tape baking

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Fri May 1 20:40:45 CDT 2020

On 5/1/20 4:50 PM, Alan Perry via cctalk wrote:

> All of the QIC-24 cartridges sitting next to me right now have posts
> that are machined with 1-2mm deep tape guides. I don't see how to
> install tubing over the posts and have the guides still do their job.
> As I noted, I have tried isopropyl alcohol to clean them off but they
> still stick. Is this something that baking will help with? Maybe using
> acetone instead of alcohol to wipe the posts down as well?

If you wipe with alcohol, can you still see crud on the posts?  If so,
you'll need something stronger.  Acetone might do, or MEK.

But if alcohol cleans the posts, that's not the problem.  You could try
backing, but I don't think that will work either if the problem is in
the binder.


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