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Re: [Electronics_101] what goes bad when ... CFL goes dead ?

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  • Donald H Locker
    There should be little, if any, liquid mercury at room temperature. The cost is too high to put excess Hg in. It will almost all be vapour. Nasty stuff; I
    Message 1 of 25 , Oct 29, 2011
      There should be little, if any, liquid mercury at room temperature. The cost is too high to put excess Hg in. It will almost all be vapour. Nasty stuff; I played with it as a child too. Those who know me say it shows.

      Donald.
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      > From: "jong kung" <jongkung01@...>
      > To: "Electronics 101" <Electronics_101@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Saturday, September 17, 2011 8:10:59 PM
      > Subject: Re: [Electronics_101] what goes bad when ... CFL goes dead ?
      > > I would like to see how the taking apart is
      > > achieved without smashing
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      > I think I will probably break some eggs during the process. As for the
      > mercury, I'll keep it in a tiny jar and figure out what I'll do with
      > it later (experiment ??).
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      > But the plastic shouldn't be too hard to crack open using dremel type
      > of tools.
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