Certified Water Technologist #63

Certified Water Technologist #63
Vern's Stories fredhorn37@gmail.com An expert is someone who knows each time more on each time less, until he finally knows absolutely everything about absolutely nothing.

Be Careful With Your Chemicals

In the last year I have learned that a product called Brakleen can be used as a starting fluid for engines. Never knew that before, never had call to use a starting fluid. I have used it successfully to help start my lawnmower and generator engines.

Tonight, since I am up at 4 am again, as is my usual status these days, I was watching automotive repair videos. I know, videos with naked chicks are much better, but I am to the point it is best not to excite myself.

Anyway, the guy in the video is explaining why he is not using a starting fluid to see if his car will run, because all he has is brakleen and that causes phosgene gas to form when burned, he says. But I don't know if burning in an engine will cause that, because I don't know if the temps get high enough. Welding can cause it.

So I did a duckduckgo search and the first article to come up is linked here. Take it for what it's worth.


And here is a second article: 

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