[chbot] Chchrobotics Digest, Vol 158, Issue 11

Mark Atherton markaren1 at xtra.co.nz
Sun Nov 29 00:38:42 GMT 2020

Thank you Volker.

Standard kit for handling high energy kit:

- Rubber gloves
- Fire extinguisher
- Change of underwear


On 29/11/2020 1:23 PM, Volker Kuhlmann wrote:
>> I'm off to the recycling centre tomorrow for Microwaves 😊
> Do not, under any circumstances, plug in the microwaves to see if they
> still go, then attempt to take transformers out, unless maybe your life
> insurance is current or you've thought about how to deal with big
> capacitors holding kilovolts.
> In this case one wouldn't care about damaging anything else, I might be
> happy with safety glasses and a crowbar with a 30kV isolated handle.
> I'm sure Mark will also advise a change of undies...
> There are video instructions on youtube showing how to safely discharge
> those things, it's a multi-step process.
> Volker

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