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So i have been building computers for two years now and i have all this brown paper. What's it used for ? it's certainly not used for ass wipe! it's definitively no charmin. mad.gif

Note- corrosion inhibitor paper
Edited by Mahawka - 1/31/12 at 11:14pm
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Hmm... What could CORROSION INHIBITOR paper possibly be for..? Beats me.
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Hmm... What could CORROSION INHIBITOR paper possibly be for..? Beats me.

to inhibit corrosion? perhaps?
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couldn't tell you as I have no idea what you are talking about. any pics?
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Hmm... What could CORROSION INHIBITOR paper possibly be for..? Beats me.

to inhibit corrosion? perhaps?

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couldn't tell you as I have no idea what you are talking about. any pics?

its just a small piece of brown paper that folded in half and almost looks like a sand paper,not rough as sand paper though
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couldn't tell you as I have no idea what you are talking about. any pics?

its just a small piece of brown paper that folded in half and almost looks like a sand paper,not rough as sand paper though

hmm, I don't recall seeing this in any of the cases I have bought
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Funny, I had a small 6"-square piece of thin brown paper in my Lian Li A70F yesterday. It was like a backing paper of sorts but it didn't have any adhesive labels on it. Maybe it's used for tracking cases through production when they're in the factory assembly line and they're too lazy to discard it themselves? biggrin.gif
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It's a desiccant, basically serves the same function as the little packets of silica that come with various things. Removes moisture, prevents oxidation.
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A corrosion inhibitor is a chemical compound that, decreases the corrosion rate of a material, typically a metal or an alloy. A common mechanism for inhibiting corrosion involves formation of a coating, often a passivation layer, which prevents access of the corrosive substance to the metal. Permanent treatments such as chrome-plating are not generally considered inhibitors, however. Instead corrosion inhibitors are additives the metal or related object. Preventing moisture from getting in or other ways of oxidation.

In other words, it's just there cus it's a way of packing things and a way for the packer to cover his ass, incase your hardware is corroding. Since, they did everything they had to.
Edited by Xenthos - 2/1/12 at 7:56am
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