Nothing Lasts, Chemical Edition

Cleanup after painting the hairlines involved opening the cap of the rarely used can of methyl ethyl ketone:

MEK can - fractured cap
MEK can – fractured cap

It seems white-tinted polyethylene deteriorates after a dozen years of exposure to concentrated MEK fumes, suggesting I don’t use nearly enough enamel paint.

The Container Stockpile disgorged a pair of pure polyethylene jars that should last another decade.