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Old 29th Apr 2019, 4:40 am   #6
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Default Re: RF power transistor testing

Originally Posted by Steve G4WCS View Post
The heatsink has been snook into the dishwasher.
........hmmm I thought I read on a thread somewhere that somebody else did this, perhaps they had a lot of, or a high concentration, dish wash powder (which is very alkaline and attacks anodizing and aluminium) and it spoiled the nice black anodizing on the heatsink. But you may be ok if the solution is weaker and/or temperature lower and not get any issues. It might be better to do it by hand with a trace of the friendly hand dish wash and a small soft brush.

I found the thread:

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