What happens if an obsolete SIM-Card is thrown in acetone?

Well… This was just a brief experiment out of curiosity. To cut it short: the plastic card body is dissolved, what remains are only the microchip and the metal contacts. But see for yourself…

An obsolete T-Mobile SIM card

An obsolete T-Mobile SIM card

A SIM card being rinsed in acetone. The plastic has completely dissolved.

A SIM card being rinsed in acetone. The plastic has completely dissolved.

A SIM card being rinsed in acetone. Only the microchip and contacts remain.

A SIM card being rinsed in acetone. Only the microchip and contacts remain.

The remaining metal contacts

The remaining metal contacts

What happens when combining SIM-Card plus acetone…

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