Re: Aw: JU570-2 caps and fix

From: HÁRSFALVI Levente <>
Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2015 18:10:06 +0200
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On 2015-09-24 16:54, Gerrit Heitsch wrote:
> The first question to answer would be whether the electrolyte is an acid
> or a base. NiCd batteries for example don't leak an acid but a base
> (potassium hydroxide), so you need to neutralize it with an acid
> (vinegar comes to mind) when fixing for example an Amiga where the clock
> battery leaked.

Boric acid.

The problem is not "neutralizing an acid" in general; the problem is, 
neutralizing an acidic mixture adsorbed by an FR2 PCB sheet.


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