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dyelectric grease ??????

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heavenly

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Dec 25, 2000
Hi guy's . I have put a peltier on my cpu and i thought i had the condensation prob under control , I have first sprayed the components with a light coating of non conductive stuff .Then i have sealead the socket 370 with silicone and also filled up the gap in the midle with silicone and closed cell foam. i have closed cell foam all around the cpu and the pelt .
Now i remember i din,t use dyelectric grease for the socket holes !! Does any of you have experience with this and knows if i made a BIG mistake or if i can leave it like this??? It is so litlle air that is in the
socket cpu pinholes that i have doubts about the importance , but this being my first pelt project i would like to know for sure !!!! Thanks for your help.!
btw What can i use for a replacement of dyelectric grease?? will vaseline do the job?
 

Daniel ~

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If you continue to ignore our posting in TOPICS POLICY I will start deleting your mis-posted post - If that doesn't get your attention I will ban you from this forum - Please get with the program! - last warring! Post moved to "Cooling"
 

OddOne

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Dec 18, 2000
Dielectric grese is often sold as electrical contact grease in auto parts stores. Tell the guy or gal at the local auto parts store you need the stuff for sealing lamp sockets against moisture and they'll point you to a tube. One tube is good for probably a good 10-15 sockets.

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stool

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Moisture has a habit of getting into the most inconvenient places. Don't ignore any means of keeping moisture contained. Also, don't use vaseline. Dielectric grease is used because it has conductive properties, and vaseline has none.