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Re: The Joy of Crimping; a terminal case...?

Posted: 16 Oct 2020, 4:27pm
by Brucey
simonineaston wrote:
Neither inhibited the flow of electricity!
Cool! That's the answer I wanted :-) I guess they pop a little splodge of graphite-loaded goop onto the contacts at assembly, to reduce the wear on the slip-rings.


either that or the lube starts out clean and turns dark with wear debris...?

cheers

Re: The Joy of Crimping; a terminal case...?

Posted: 16 Oct 2020, 4:44pm
by simonineaston
aaarrrggghhh!

Re: The Joy of Crimping; a terminal case...?

Posted: 17 Oct 2020, 11:25am
by fausto99
slowster wrote:I think (most?/all?) heat shrink tubing is coated inside with a glue which melts when the tubing is shrunk and thus creates a seal at the non-connector end.


No, not all. That costs extra. :lol: