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[TowerTalk] Al corrosion/connector seals

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Al corrosion/connector seals
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Date: Thu, 01 May 1997 10:59:14 GMT
W5EC writes:

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>Incidentally, I've been watching all the corres on galvanized versus
>copper versus aluminum with interest. I always wonder why the paste
>supplied by KLM for instance appears to be copper granules in suspension
>- yet we are going to apply it to aluminum elements. The galvanic effect
>of copper on aluminum is usually disastrous. Yet Noalox (in Force 12
>antenna cartons) appears to be aluminium granules in suspension. I say
>"appears to be" for both - you will note !
>What's the expert view on this?

I'm no expert, but this stuff soon turns to an insulator. I won't use any more.
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Which "stuff" Bill?  The KLM "stuff" or the F12 "stuff" (or both?)?

73 - JC,

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