Warning : Brake Cleaner = Phosgene Gas

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Re: Warning : Brake Cleaner = Phosgene Gas

Post by FarmerPug » Wed Jan 12, 2011 4:56 pm

i did it, it lights a hard to start fire very quickly.
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Re: Warning : Brake Cleaner = Phosgene Gas

Post by Doggy » Thu Jan 13, 2011 12:27 am

DiscoPol wrote:
Bailes1992 wrote: Pub in Bridgend who put a thin layer of WD40 on all the bathroom surfaces, toilet seats etc the llot! They had an issue with peopl Snorting Coke in the bathrooms. The WD40 would give them nosebleeds, the bouncers could see who'd been doing it and chuck them out.
As Ex-Doorstaff i can assure you the WD isnt there to cause nosebleeds its there as its a bitch to cut and chop out your lines on a surface that has an oily residue on it, the nosebleeds are just a happy coincidence, remember even crap coke aint cheap so when you lose a few lines worth to the WD covered surfaces it deters you from trying again in that venue,

another happy coincidence is that the doorstaff have a legitimate excuse for having the small handy sized cans of WD in their pockets if stopped and searched by the local plod whilst on duty and that stuff is better than CS or Pepper spray in the eyes if things all get bit hairy on the doors :wink:

Not that i would ever condone such practices you understand, i always found the 4 cell maglite more than adequate as a legitimate "equaliser" to carry about in the Cromby inside pocket, snip the stitching at one corner of the pocket and it just slips down a treat leaving just the torch head there for quick removal to "search those unlit areas" of any club.
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Re: Warning : Brake Cleaner = Phosgene Gas

Post by FarmerPug » Thu Jan 13, 2011 3:05 am

it would be a good rank change, certainly better than something about rabbits.

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Re: Warning : Brake Cleaner = Phosgene Gas

Post by Markyrow » Fri Feb 04, 2011 11:18 pm

To get back to the original topic, beware of burned out cars. Some of the rubber components will cause serious injury or death after they have been melted in a fire. The seals on bonnet and boot stays (hydraulic damper type) are prime examples. The chemicals can get into your body and the only way to stop the stuff from spreading is to amputate if you are lucky and catch it in time. Advice is do not try to strip 2nd hand parts from burnt wrecks.

Chemical suicide using household chemicals is another nightmare entirely, with all the required stuff available from your local shops!

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Re: Warning : Brake Cleaner = Phosgene Gas

Post by lozz » Fri Feb 04, 2011 11:24 pm

Markyrow wrote:To get back to the original topic, beware of burned out cars. Some of the rubber components will cause serious injury or death after they have been melted in a fire. The seals on bonnet and boot stays (hydraulic damper type) are prime examples. The chemicals can get into your body and the only way to stop the stuff from spreading is to amputate if you are lucky and catch it in time. Advice is do not try to strip 2nd hand parts from burnt wrecks.

Chemical suicide using household chemicals is another nightmare entirely, with all the required stuff available from your local shops!

Mark.
imust be lucky then,
iused to cut up burnt out cars with a sthil saw ,

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Re: Warning : Brake Cleaner = Phosgene Gas

Post by Markyrow » Fri Feb 04, 2011 11:47 pm

I think yes! I have seen pictures of horrible injuries where flesh falls off and it's not treatable. The F and RS have special guidelines to deal with this stuff!

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Re: Warning : Brake Cleaner = Phosgene Gas

Post by lozz » Sat Feb 05, 2011 1:13 am

Markyrow wrote:I think yes! I have seen pictures of horrible injuries where flesh falls off and it's not treatable. The F and RS have special guidelines to deal with this stuff!
:shock: idid 7 years plus working with damaged /burnt wrecked cars,

this is the 1st ive heard of anything like this, Health & safety well and truly went thru the window where iworked then :shock:

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Re: Warning : Brake Cleaner = Phosgene Gas

Post by FarmerPug » Sat Feb 05, 2011 8:27 pm

If im doing any work on the oily end of a car, a pair of gloves is a great job it stops any thing harmful getting in, and obvoiusly shut your mouth if your working under a car, you dont want some shite flying into you gob while under it.

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Re: Warning : Brake Cleaner = Phosgene Gas

Post by mjb » Wed Feb 23, 2011 4:45 pm

steve_earwig wrote:Can of WD40 + fag lighter = instant flame thrower :twisted: (don't try this at home kiddies :P )
Aye. Unless you've got a massive house - the flame shoots quite some distance if I recall :lol:

Deodorant is better for indoor use :supafrisk:
<steve_earwig> I think this forum is more about keeping our cars going with minimal outlay than giving our cars more reason to go bang

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Re: Warning : Brake Cleaner = Phosgene Gas

Post by Gary406 » Tue Mar 15, 2011 10:43 pm

this topic has gone out of proportion :shock:

all this talk of wd40 and deodarant :shock:

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Re: Warning : Brake Cleaner = Phosgene Gas

Post by Sonia406 » Sun Feb 17, 2013 10:51 am

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Re: Warning : Brake Cleaner = Phosgene Gas

Post by lozz » Sun Feb 17, 2013 4:15 pm

ive not been unlucky with the brake cleaner yet
but after the egr cleaner Accident /fail, iwill use brake cleaner abit more carefully,

The fiat punto vs egr cleaner cost me a 3day stay in hospital,

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Re: Warning : Brake Cleaner = Phosgene Gas

Post by Sonia406 » Sun Feb 17, 2013 4:48 pm

lozz wrote:ive not been unlucky with the brake cleaner yet
but after the egr cleaner Accident /fail, iwill use brake cleaner abit more carefully,

The fiat punto vs egr cleaner cost me a 3day stay in hospital,

What happened to you? Don't leave us with only half a story... we wanna hear it all :shock:

By the way: thanks to this thread I am even more petrified of going near my brakes..... Do I have any volunteers to come help me? :?
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Re: Warning : Brake Cleaner = Phosgene Gas

Post by jasper5 » Mon Feb 18, 2013 1:33 pm

Sonia406 wrote:
lozz wrote:ive not been unlucky with the brake cleaner yet
but after the egr cleaner Accident /fail, iwill use brake cleaner abit more carefully,

The fiat punto vs egr cleaner cost me a 3day stay in hospital,

What happened to you? Don't leave us with only half a story... we wanna hear it all :shock:

By the way: thanks to this thread I am even more petrified of going near my brakes..... Do I have any volunteers to come help me? :?

Speaking as a professional mechanic, I use brake cleaner every day, you shouldn't have any problems with it if you use it as a brake cleaner and not a blow torch.

I would be happy to help you with your brakes, sadly I'm in sunny Lancashire :D

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Re: Warning : Brake Cleaner = Phosgene Gas

Post by Sonia406 » Mon Feb 18, 2013 3:29 pm

jasper5 wrote:
Sonia406 wrote:
lozz wrote:ive not been unlucky with the brake cleaner yet
but after the egr cleaner Accident /fail, iwill use brake cleaner abit more carefully,

The fiat punto vs egr cleaner cost me a 3day stay in hospital,

What happened to you? Don't leave us with only half a story... we wanna hear it all :shock:

By the way: thanks to this thread I am even more petrified of going near my brakes..... Do I have any volunteers to come help me? :?

Speaking as a professional mechanic, I use brake cleaner every day, you shouldn't have any problems with it if you use it as a brake cleaner and not a blow torch.

I would be happy to help you with your brakes, sadly I'm in sunny Lancashire :D
Thankfully I don't own one of those :) Imagine me? Dangerous woman with dangerous blow torch? :lol: Doesn't bare thinking about :lol:
Thanks for the offer, Just need to get the blasted wheel off - Long long lonnnnnnnnnnnnnnng story :oops:
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