What happens when combining SIM-Card plus acetone…

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

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