I have some long term experience with RainX on a Newton screen.
I had a Newton 130 that developed a single scratch on the screen. It
wasn't horrible, but it was noticeable and a bit annoying. I used RainX
a number of times to attempt to "gloss over" the area. While it did not
work to repair the scratch, it certainly did not harm the screen. I felt
it may have even helped the rest of the screen.
I used RainX on it probably two years ago. It is still in use, by my
wife. No noticeable problems. However, I now have a NuShield on it,
because that appears to help the scratch area more.
All those who believe in telekinesis, raise my hand.
A Message from Patrick Jendraszak
On Friday, March 29, 2002, at 11:56 AM, Thomas Hofts wrote:
> on 3/29/02 9:47 AM, Richard G. DAVIS at msys1_at_charter.net wrote:
>> In the category of 'for what it is worth....':
>> Plastics and chemistry is an arcane, dark art. I have an overly
>> attitude about the wisdom of combining such stuff unless there is
>> evidence spanning significant intervals of time that there are not any
>> Do come back in 6 months, or so, and tell us how things are working
>> Best wishes....
> Agreed...Armor-All is strictly for vinyl. I used Rain-X which is
> silicon suspended in alcohol. I have used it for years on exterior
> glass &
> plastic lenses on my Subaru with no problems or damage. I'll keep you
> posted for any adverse effects.
> Tom Hofts
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