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RE: temperature sending bulb

To: MGS <>
Subject: RE: temperature sending bulb
From: "Palmer, Lew (UCI)" <>
Date: Mon, 15 Jan 96 12:53:00 PST
>          I have some safety gauges gleaned from some A series motors.
>          Anyone have any ideas of how to get the nut off the bulb of
>          the capillary tube without destroying the tube? I have them
>          soaking in rust buster right now.

If I'm not mistaken, the bulb and probably nut are made of brass. Since rust 
does not attack brass, a better approach might be to soak in a mild solution 
of Draino in water. This should remove the brass oxides. Careful not to soak 
too long, otherwise it will remove the brass as well.

Lew Palmer

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