In a message dated 99-06-26 20:53:40 EDT, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> Need to seal wire connections on a TH11...what type of sealant to use? I
> have Blue Permatex RTV Gasket sealant...is this ok or should a GE 50 year
> silicone sealer be used instead? The manual says to use an alcohol based
> but unable to locate it. Is that blue stuff alcohol based? No info on the
> package. Any ideas?
What wire connections? You mean at the feedpoint? Just make sure
you're using antioxidant at all electrical connections and you'll be okay.
Don't use an off-the-shelf RTV. It absorbs water as it cures and
outgasses a solvent that isn't good for electrical connections. You want to
use something like what's used on aquariums. Dow Corning 3145 works real
Cheers, Steve K7LXC
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