Are your plastic products disintegrating into a sticky goo how to save up money fast

The worst so far has been a cordless screwdriver type how to save up money fast thing. Brand new. Only used once and put back into the package and how to save up money fast stored. I took it out about 6 months before taking it how to save up money fast out again only to find the handle which is made how to save up money fast of a soft touch rubber like plastic had melted. Or better described as reverted back to a semi liquid how to save up money fast sticky goo. When I grabbed the handle quite literally my hand molded how to save up money fast into the soft rubber/plastic handle. When I took my hand off, a gooey stringy mess came with it. I’ve had to wrap it in a plastic bag. I thought it odd and put it away.

One thing I noticed, and this is not a down rank on china, but all the products I have that are melting into how to save up money fast this sticky gooey mess, are made in china. I don’t know what the type plastic is that gives it how to save up money fast a soft feel that they are coating the hard plastic how to save up money fast with. But it certainly, on these products, is not holding up. While other products with a similar soft feel coating, are holding up fine, also made in china. Obviously it’s not the same quality plastic being used between the how to save up money fast them.

I have had several products now that were coated with how to save up money fast this rubbery texture, and they ALL have turned into this sticky goo. One was a pocket digital recorder; another a pair of FMRS radios, and another the LCD monitor in my RV. What is happening here is that the thin rubber layer how to save up money fast is de-vulcanizing over time. Whatever company has specialized in this rubber coating process (some china company?) has done a VERY poor design job for this process. And is having VERY poor quality control procedures in place. So it is pretty clear to me that ALL products how to save up money fast you buy with this coating, will have this problem within one or two years. The remedy; do NOT buy products that have this rubber finish.

What to do with equipment that already has turned into how to save up money fast goo? The only thing you can do is to remove the how to save up money fast sticky mess. The best solvent for that is isopropyl alcohol (rubbing alcohol 95%). It will dissolve the sticky mess but leaves the underplaying how to save up money fast plastic unharmed. Sounds nicer than it is though; because all the writing (white text that might be on your equipment) also will disappear in this cleaning process. There is nothing you can do about this. Another problem is that the underlaying plastic substrate won’t look nice after the cleaning, as it was never designed to look nice – it was going to be covered with the rubber coating how to save up money fast anyway. For instance, often you will see the flow patterns from the molding how to save up money fast process in it. Really looks poor. So the best way to deal with this is as how to save up money fast follows: first take the product completely apart so that you only how to save up money fast have the plastic casings, then clean them thoroughly with alcohol, and then spray paint the plastic parts again with plastikote how to save up money fast spray paint (in whatever color you want). The end result will look real nice (albeit without the lettering, that will be gone).

I ended up here to find a solution after unboxing how to save up money fast a brand new (and not cheap) ETON NOAA emergency weather radio. We purchased it a couple of years ago, it was still in the original box and has been how to save up money fast in a stable climate controlled environment since purchasing it. It had a very attractive soft-to-the-touch red satin finish. Now it has a not so attractive gooey-to-the-touch mottled red shiny/satiny finish. When touched, it leaves the fingers unpleasantly sticky. I tried the talcum powder, but while it initially felt less sticky (and left it looking terrible), I immediately realized that the stickiness was still there, just temporarily masked, and the least amount of pressure on the finish would how to save up money fast make it even worse. I had 70% rubbing alcohol, so I tried working a small area with that and how to save up money fast a woven cloth. It did seem to help, but it will take a lot of effort. Because the radio is a mass of holes, indentations, bumps and humps, I am not sure if I will be able to how to save up money fast get it so that it will be usable without something how to save up money fast electronic getting damaged. But the only other option is to throw away a how to save up money fast brand new $50+ radio, which is not an appealing thought. Thanks to everyone here who has posted suggestions. I will certainly be scrutinizing descriptions for the type of how to save up money fast finish before purchasing anything in the future. "Soft touch" will NOT be an option for me! Reply delete

I just grabbed a car accessory that was stored in how to save up money fast the kitchen for a couple of years. Yuck! I didn’t have to hold it, it just stuck to my hand. I don’t even remember a specific rubberized coating… But once I cleaned it off with a lot of how to save up money fast alcohol (70%) and the real trick… Lots of wiping surface, I think I figured out the real purpose for this how to save up money fast "coating"! The first problem comes about in that the thin sticky how to save up money fast layer does easily dissolve in alcohol. But it also re-applies super easy. So all you are doing in a lot of cases how to save up money fast is to simply spread the sticky around. That is what makes it frustrating. You need a lot of cleaning towels for an alcohol how to save up money fast cleaning. As to the reason they are adding this coating is how to save up money fast to hide or save on mold tooling. No need for the expensive polish of all the mold how to save up money fast tool cavities. Just a quick spray of this really dumb coating and how to save up money fast wallah, "pretty plastics!". The due diligence of testing or even basic engineering discipline how to save up money fast would have probably predicted this coming. And I will suggest another likely possibility… This is not on china alone. Remember that many countries have given tech to china. This is just one they took and ran wild with. Now products are suffering. Why do I say this? I have a set of high end name brand speakers… USA designed and made probably 20 years old now. The entire 6′ tall housing it tacky (just shy of really sticky). Enough so that you cannot clean the unit. Now the real question; along with the apparent disintegration, is there a toxic out-gassing we should be worried about as well? Thanks for posting this… I know it isn’t an answer but it is a looming class action how to save up money fast law suit against someone the likes of one of the how to save up money fast DOW components. Reply delete

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