[AMRadio] Oil filled capacitors


rbethman rbethman at comcast.net
Mon May 19 15:40:30 EDT 2008


Rick,

I believe Larry is correct!

As an additional idea, I'd use RTV.  It is a HIGH TEMP Silicone sealant.

Bob - N0DGN

Rick Brashear wrote:
> Thanks, Larry.  I hadn't thought of that.
> 
> Rick
> 
> 
>> I think I'll put a dab of JB Weld around the leaky terminal just to be
> sure.
> 
> I'm not sure I'd use JB weld - I've heard (but not verified) that powdered
> steel is used in it for filler. That would explain it's color, if true.
> Depending on how it's applied, it may compromise the voltage rating of the
> insulator. I think you'd be best off using silicone.
> 
> 73/GL,
> -Larry/NE1S
> 


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