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Re: [TowerTalk] non conductive sealant

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] non conductive sealant
Date: Mon, 4 Oct 2004 19:39:12 EDT
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In a message dated 10/4/04 3:01:47 PM Greenwich Standard Time, 
For aluminum joints you just need an antioxidant in there. 
An interesting thought.  I have found that over the years, (ten or more) even 
if I use NoAlox the two pieces of aluminum really bond to each other.  The 
other thing I have noticed, and maybe it is just a humid, hot Florida thing, is 
that on both sides of  the joint the aluminum  tends to oxidize more rapidly.  
This oxidation is more rapid on the smaller piece.  To counter this, I wrap 
electrical tape for several inches from the joint.  This keeps the oxidation at 

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