Systems & Propulsion

Conductive Greases vs. Corrosion

Many marine installations call for dielectric grease to seal out moisture and prevent oxidation at electrical connections. During the course of our multi-part reporting on greases, several readers asked if a conductive grease would be better for these connections. We have reviewed several conductive greases (see “Marine Wiring: Are the Pricey Options Worth the Cost?” Practical Sailor, December 2010), testing their ability to protect wires and terminals for extended periods in a salt spray chamber,…

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