[DML] Re: Weird use for ChapStick?
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[DML] Re: Weird use for ChapStick?



--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "bitsyncmater" <david.mckeen@...> wrote:
>
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "content22207" <brobertson@> wrote:
> > 
> > Did you know that even dialectric grease loses its conductive
> > properties with time? It's a particular nemesis on vintage light
> > sockets. Fortunately brake cleaner cuts through old dialectic grease
> > as well as it cuts through battery corrosion.
> > 
> 
> Dialectric grease has never been conductive.  It's use is to make the 
> connection air tight to prevent oxidation.  If the connection moves 
> after you have greased it then that will make it a bad connection.
> 
> You can buy conductive grease which has silver or copper in it.

Finally one guy who is describing it as I thought it would be.
I never heared of a conductive grease before I read the DML. I was 
always wondering what you guys meant. But now it's clear - it's
battery pole grease to prevent corrosion - not to reduce a 
connection resistance ! It's not meant to be between the battery
pole and the connector !!!! Also I have never seen it on bulbs, fuses
or similar positons ! 
Damnit I am an EE and we always have to prevent any kind of grease or 
similar stuff from touching connections because they increase the
resistance !

Thanks to "bitsyncmater" to clear this up !

Elvis & 6548 



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