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 Post subject: Is it common for white plastic puzzles to turn yellow...
PostPosted: Fri Apr 19, 2013 11:50 am 
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over time?

It seems certain white and grey plastics turn yellow over time, this seems to be quite common with game consoles.

I'm wondering if it's common for it to happen to white plastic puzzles as well. I sure hope not as I do have/buy a lot of white puzzles. :(

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 Post subject: Re: Is it common for white plastic puzzles to turn yellow...
PostPosted: Fri Apr 19, 2013 12:16 pm 
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RPKCuber wrote:
over time?

It seems certain white and grey plastics turn yellow over time, this seems to be quite common with game consoles.

I'm wondering if it's common for it to happen to white plastic puzzles as well. I sure hope not as I do have/buy a lot of white puzzles. :(

Most plastics yellow but ABS is especially troublesome. If you shield the plastic from UV light the process will be slowed.

You can find some more information about whitening yellowed plastic at
http://www.tested.com/tech/2505-why-you ... er-yellow/
and
http://retr0bright.wikispaces.com/

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 Post subject: Re: Is it common for white plastic puzzles to turn yellow...
PostPosted: Fri Apr 19, 2013 12:28 pm 
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Just like snow it's easy for white plastic to become yellow. I have some white Puck Puzzles (not the ones I am selling) which have extensive yellowness.

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