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Old 19-09-2008, 13:11   #16
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Many years ago, a major white wear manufacturer in Auckland had a similar accident. The plant that squirts in the Polyurathane expanding foam into the back of Fridge/freezers takes several 44Gal drums of the part A and Part B in different holding tanks. The two parts are mixed at the gun. Well a worker poured in a 44Gal drum into the wrong holding tank. The plant was shut down for three weeks while they cleaned the place up.

Re the smoke that comes off over heated Epoxy, big danger and take great care. The smoke is highly toxic and can lead to some extremely nasty illnesses, especially lung issues.
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Ya better believe

we watched it smoke from up wind.

I never heard of the vinegar trick.
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we watched it smoke from up wind.

I never heard of the vinegar trick.
It's the acid in the vinegar. Citric acid works better. (So make sure you put lime in your gin and tonics.) Citric acid hand cleaners work great, I have a quart tub of it by the shower.
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