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Removing corrosion

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Moyda

New Member
Joined
Feb 17, 2001
I have a P3 550 that I peltiered awhile back. I would like to remove the blue-green corrosion from some of the pins. What can I use to remove the corrosion that wont harm the processor?

Thx
 

Fink

Member
Joined
Dec 18, 2000
where did you get the corrosion from? Is the cpu slot or socket? Blue-green corrosion is usualy copper based materials, but I find that a little odd since it is not typically used on externals.
 

bdf24

Senior Member
Joined
Feb 15, 2001
Location
Harford, WI.
your best bet is electrical contact cleaner i guess. I have used it on my cards from time to time. As well as my keyboard a number of times.

Also to prevent corrosion from forming in the future. When you use a peltier use dielectic grease on the pins to prevent any moisture from forming. You may have to wiggle the cpu around a bit to get a good connection after you apply it. But that will insure you do not form moisture underneath the cpu.