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

Anyone that thinks dialectric grease is conductive can just spread 
some on a sheet of plastic and stick your ohm-meter lead into it and 
tell me what the resistance is.....

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Elvis" <elvisnocita@...> wrote:
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "bitsyncmater" <david.mckeen@> 
> >
> > --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "content22207" <brobertson@> 
> > > 
> > > 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 
> > > as well as it cuts through battery corrosion.
> > > 
> > 
> > Dialectric grease has never been conductive.  It's use is to make 
> > connection air tight to prevent oxidation.  If the connection 
> > 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, 
> or similar positons ! 
> Damnit I am an EE and we always have to prevent any kind of grease 
> similar stuff from touching connections because they increase the
> resistance !
> Thanks to "bitsyncmater" to clear this up !
> Elvis & 6548

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