Re: RTV alias Silicon Sealant

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From: Zack Widup (w9sz@prairienet.org)
Date: Tue Aug 08 1995 - 23:13:59 EDT


>
>Gang,
>
>How embarassing. 30+ years a ham, am. extra, and I didn't know about
>corrosive RTV. Guess I got lucky all these years smearing it onto connectors
>and potting toroids. Guess I never actually got it on the bare wire. It
>always did tast terrible when I got it on my hands.

     .......
>
>
>72
>Ed Manuel, N5EM
>n5em@aol.com
>

Me too! I've used quite a bit of the stuff on everything from copper-clad
PC boards to copper antenna wires, and have only seen one case of corrosion!

What about the stuff that smells like ammonia instead of acetic acid?
Does that corrode copper, etc. also?

                                        72, Zack W9SZ


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