tetraflourethane inside my pc :|

Discussion in 'Computer Games and General Discussion' started by xdrk09, Jan 17, 2010.

  1. xdrk09

    xdrk09 Newbie

    Jan 10, 2009
    United States
    right behind you
    Hello tempest.

    I was using some dust remover aerosol to clean out the guts of my desktop, when all of a sudden a blast of liquid tetraflourethane erupted from the nozzle. I let go of the trigger, but there was still a split second of time for the liquid to get inside my computer. This stuff is flammable... and I'm afraid to turn it back on ;_;

    Should I be safe just turning it back on, or what?
  2. TwinRetro

    TwinRetro Former Staff

    Former Staff
    Aug 29, 2008
    Hiatus Hell
    It evaporates fairly quickly, what you should be worrying about is the residue once it dries. if you turn on the comp. with no problems, most likely there will be no problems.
  3. BlackDave

    BlackDave Official GBATemp "Cleanup Guy"

    Aug 27, 2009
    United States
    The Promised Land...
    Have a fire extinguisher ready whn you turn it on [​IMG]
  4. Joe88

    Joe88 [λ]

    Jan 6, 2008
    United States
    sit back and enjoy the fireworks ? [​IMG]
  5. juggernaut911

    juggernaut911 GBAtemp Slut!

    Jul 13, 2006
    United States
    You'll be fine, just hose it down! [​IMG]

    Give it a test run outside in a firesafe area and stress test it for an hour or so.
  6. Elritha

    Elritha GBAtemp Addict

    Jan 24, 2006
    Your computer should be fine. That liquid evaporates quickly and isn't conductive.
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