Marine Electronics Forum - How to protect wire connections from salt water?

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03-26-2010, 08:51 AM
Isn't there a liquid you can place on connections to prevent saltwater corrosion? If so whats it called???

Joe Dirt
03-26-2010, 09:25 AM
I use dielectric grease.

03-26-2010, 09:39 AM
I use dielectric grease.

Ditto well as marine shrink sleeve. Contains an adhesive that doubles up on keeping water/moisture off the connection. Regular shrink sleeve does not.

03-26-2010, 09:41 AM
West Marine's black goo: "Liquid Electrical Tape". Use on top of heat shrink connections or any type of connection!

03-26-2010, 09:47 AM
There also is a product Liquid Lectric Tape made by MDR that you brush on.

03-26-2010, 10:27 AM
I spray a bit of Corrosion X to the connections every spring, when I check my wires.

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