removing melting rubber from metal?

Tomasz Rola rtomek at
Sun Nov 1 10:38:02 CST 2020

On Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 12:14:41PM -0500, Kelly Fergason via cctalk wrote:
> Hi All,
> I have an EP-1 eprom programmer from BP Microsystems.
> The rubber feet melted.  It was in my closet.  I have no clue how it got
> that hot, or if they
> are just some composition for them to melt.
> My question is how do I clean this up?
> Just looking for some ideas before I start applying chemicals...

I will shoot in the dark, but... I wonder if wd40 could help? I
remember an article where they listed a number of cases when this
apparent elixir does a job. So, maybe this would be another such case?

Tomasz Rola

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