I would like to pass on some information on "Dielectric grease".
Dielectric - A nonconductor of electricity, especially a substance with electrical conductivity of less than a millionth (10-6
) of a siemens.
Dielectric grease is a non-conducting grease and is used for various water proofing situations, check out the link for instance.
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Conductive grease used for aluminum wiring is a different material.
such as Burndy Penetrox-A is used for aluminum wires and is a conducting grease.
check out this link forsome info on these products.
I know that term "dielectric grease" has been used as a generic term but don't mix up the use of this item, you may regret your choice.