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Date: 06/02/15 10:50 AM

7 Responses to Grey Tin – Tin Pest [Gif]

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    iansquall Female 18-29
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    June 2, 2014 at 7:54 am
    Link: Grey Tin - Tin Pest - Tin pest is an autocatalytic, allotropic transformation of tin, which causes deterioration of tin objects at low temps.
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    slut_etta Female 50-59
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    June 2, 2014 at 10:59 am
    science is so cool.
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    Nickel2 Male 50-59
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    June 2, 2014 at 12:38 pm
    Funny stuff, tin. `Tin whiskers` causes dreadful problems in electronic equipment since the removal of lead from solder.
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    Runemang Male 30-39
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    June 2, 2014 at 3:33 pm
    That is the WORST case of tin whiskers I`ve ever heard of. O.O
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    747Pilot Male 18-29
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    June 2, 2014 at 6:41 pm
    the disease is fatal
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    carmium Female 50-59
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    June 2, 2014 at 7:49 pm
    So it stays pure tin, but just reorganizes its atoms into a different arrangement. Huh.
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    CreamK Male 40-49
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    June 3, 2014 at 7:50 am
    Nickel2: nice tidbit, i didn`t know about whiskers.. Gonna check for that kind of damage from now on. I`m still in favor of lead free tin, that stuff makes you insane so less there is lead in the environment the better.

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