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Re: [OM] Canned Air (was Six Months)

Subject: Re: [OM] Canned Air (was Six Months)
From: Christopher Crawford <chris@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 09 Feb 2018 01:59:45 -0500
It was experience. When the manufacturers began adding the bitterant, I
began having issues with the glass film carrier for my Nikon LS-8000ED
scanner, I would clean all the glass surfaces with alcohol then blow off
the remaining dust with canned air and there would be tiny dots of
chemical residue on the glass!

Once I switched to the plain, non-bitter version in the link I sent
before, the problem went away completely. It is worth the money, even if
it does turn out to be more expensive. If the stuff were $100 a can, I’d
still buy it.

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On 2/9/18, 1:53 AM, "olympus on behalf of Moose"
<olympus-bounces+chris=chriscrawfordphoto.com@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx on behalf
of olymoose@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>On 2/8/2018 3:49 PM, Christopher Crawford wrote:
>> I would NOT spray canned air bought retail on a sensor. All of the
>>canned
>> air sold in stores has a chemical to make it taste bad added, to
>> discourage people from getting high from it.
>
>Indeed.
>
>> This chemical leaves a residue on lenses, sensors, etc.
>
>Is this based on your experience, something you have heard or an
>assumption? I ask because I've used Dust-Off
>extensively on sensors, lenses and film I'm scanning, and I've never
>noticed any residue, even wiping the unexposed
>edges of film.
>
>> I buy my canned air from an industrial supply company, Kimko. Theirs has
>> NO cap added, and leaves no residue. Oh, its cheaper, too! Here’s the
>>kind
>> I buy:
>>
>> 
>>https://gokimco.com/techspray-1671-10s-non-flammable-hfc134a-based-duster
>>-1
>> 0-oz.html
>
>I don't think it's cheaper, as Kimko is expensive for shipping. Buying
>three, which lowers average shipping cost and is
>the pack size at Costco, they are $10.37 per 10 oz. can. Dust-off cans at
>Costco are 12 oz, and I'm sure they are less
>than $30, including Cal sales tax. My sense is a lot less, but it's been
>ages since I've bought any, as my scanning
>activity is way down.
>
>I'll check before buying more. I do like KimWipes.
>
>Cold Air Moose
>
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