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Posted in thread: Dog Leg ABS Joint on 11-22-2010 at 11:36 AM
A bunch of ABS joints in my house were leaking. The affected ones seem to be done with an
incorrect adhesive/solvent weld. The defective joints have been replaced, leaving one final
joint described be...
Posted in thread: Remove Carpet Glue from Concrete on 10-25-2010 at 05:51 AM
Sounds good.Note the MSDS:Product Name: BEAN•e•dooŽ Mastic RemoverFatty acids C
16-18 and C 18 unsaturated.Methyl Esters CAS # 67784-80-9, and mild surfactants.Methyl esters
of long-chain ...
Posted in thread: Remove Carpet Glue from Concrete on 10-23-2010 at 05:28 AM
The Franmar product looks interesting, but it seems to be focused on adhesives that are soluble
in oils, like asphalt is. The MSDS shows it to be mostly long chain fatty acids and maybe a
Posted in thread: The Twist on 10-23-2010 at 05:01 AM
I am solvent welding ABS and noted that manufacturer installation instructions differ from each
other.One manufacturer instructs one to insert the properly prepared pipe into the hub and then
Posted in thread: HOT and NEUTRAL both reading 120V??? on 08-11-2010 at 07:08 AM
I think we are saying the same thing. John
Posted in thread: remove paint from old metal chairs on 08-10-2010 at 07:54 PM
I would recommend either media blasting (e.g., sand or crushed glass) or chemical based on the
cost. From the look of the chairs, I suspect powder coating was not used when they were
Posted in thread: HOT and NEUTRAL both reading 120V??? on 08-10-2010 at 12:44 PM
I am not sure I understand the point of confusion, but let me try to exlain.First case: Assume
the com is not open and the switched load off. Com-to-ground voltage will be real close to zero
Posted in thread: Malware on 08-09-2010 at 05:14 PM
I didn't see any unusual things in my header. What did happen was my toolbar disappeared,
leaving only the refresh button, url, and Bing. Using Firefox. The solution is simple. Just hit
the alternate ...
Posted in thread: HOT and NEUTRAL both reading 120V??? on 08-09-2010 at 03:52 PM
Let me try to explain why one can see full voltage or almost full voltage from the com to
ground, when com is open. Refer to the following diagram. I have represented each load as a
resistance. is i...
Posted in thread: HOT and NEUTRAL both reading 120V??? on 08-05-2010 at 09:40 AM
The hot being attached to the ground woudln't make the neutral line 120V. Also, I couldn't have
had a 120V potential between the hot and the ground if this were the case.Thanks anyways. I am
glad you ...