Hawkins, Bill wrote:
> At 11:38 PM 3/23/97 -0600, you wrote:
> >firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> >> Since 1989, I have been potting all of my coaxial connectors with a
> >> non-conductive silicone grease before I put them together.
> I have never seen silicone grease. Any trade names?
> Bill W5EC
The silicone grease I am most familiar with and used extensively during
my career for "O" rings on waveguides among other things, was Dow
Corning's DC-4. Another brand was Accumetric Inc. Now this material is
not to be confused with an RTV. DC-4 never sets up... it's a grease and
maintains it's original consistancy for...! I would never have thought
about using it in the capacity of RF connectors for water displacement
as discribed in other posts. Good idea!
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