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BOFH: Thermo-electric funeral

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It's not a very good heat conductor by metal standards. If you really needed to do this in the real world it might be better to get the case off and then submerge the innards, all except the USB port (on a cable, obviously) in a jar of isopropyl alcohol, propylene glycol or if unobtainable vodka.

I'm not guaranteeing this approach but I do have one of those titanium USB sticks, it did get very hot, and it was subjected to the glycol treatment long enough to get the important file off uncorrupted. YMMV.

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