8 inch floppies, decaying

Adrian Graham binarydinosaurs at gmail.com
Wed Jul 11 04:53:49 CDT 2018

> On 11 Jul 2018, at 03:15, Chuck Guzis via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> No, no, no! Do not use isopropanol to clean floppies--you'll wind up
> with a soft oxide coating and a brown rag.  Were these mine, I'd first
> remove them from their jackets and then bake them and then clean them
> with distilled water and perhaps a couple of drops of a wetting agent
> (Kodak Photo-flo is a good) choice--a couple of drops goes a long way).
> You should be good to go--at least my experience tells me that.

Hi Chuck,

What temperature oven?


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