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Old 07-27-2018, 06:04 PM   #32
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Default Re: How to Recondition (Reform) Electrolytic Capacitors and Why

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Originally Posted by momaka View Post
Can we see some pictures?

If the liquid really came from the caps... sorry, but they are DONE. No reforming or any voodoo magic can help them. That's because once they vent, moisture and other contaminants will eventually enter the cap and make it go bad over time. Also, with the vent open, the electrolyte will start to dry out, further accelerating the deterioration of the caps. But most importantly, the electrolyte in most caps is HIGHLY CORROSIVE and *will* destroy traces on PCBs.

So there's not much point in messing with these caps, other than charging and discharging them for fun, if you're into that.
Sorry for the late reply. Picture attached.

Thank you momaka.
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