Aluminum PowerBook Pitting

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Date: Wednesday, October 27th, 2004, 06:11
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MacInTouch has posted a reader thread on the topic of Aluminum PowerBooks pitting. “No, what we’re seeing are not scratches, they are actual pits, depressions, gouges in the aluminum which I can only surmise are caused by body oils or some reaction with other chemicals in our skin.” Several readers have chimed in with similar reports. Click through to MIT for the skinny, including info on Aluminum’s many different anodizing processes and the corrosiveness of peoples’ sweat. Eek!
Has the Aluminum on your PowerBook started to pit?


MacInTouch has posted a reader thread on the topic of Aluminum PowerBooks pitting. “No, what we’re seeing are not scratches, they are actual pits, depressions, gouges in the aluminum which I can only surmise are caused by body oils or some reaction with other chemicals in our skin.” Several readers have chimed in with similar reports. Click through to MIT for the skinny, including info on Aluminum’s many different anodizing processes and the corrosiveness of peoples’ sweat. Eek!
Has the Aluminum on your PowerBook started to pit?

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