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Gas duster

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  1. also erroneously referred to as canned air, is a product consisting of liquefied difluoroethane, trifluoroethane, or tetrafluoroethane in a spray can, with a long nozzle that enables the user to direct a precisely focused blast of gas

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  2. Gas dusters do not use compressed air, but other inert gases that are much easier to compress into a liquid state. Hydrocarbons, like butane, were often used in the past, but their flammability forced manufacturers to use fluorocarbons

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  3. usually used to clean or dust delicate or sensitive items such as electronic components and computer equipment, as the gases used do not leave residues on sensitive equipment

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  4. Since gas dusters are one of the many inhalants that can be easily abused, many manufacturers have added a bittering agent to deter people from inhaling the product

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  5. A portable but sufficiently powerful mains-powered air compressor fitted with an air hose and a blowgun (as part of a compressor accessory kit) can be used in lieu for cleaning

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