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Myths and Facts of Electrical Connector Lubricants

Grease does not attract dirt. Grease is not polarised and does not act like a magnet for dirt. Sure, if dirt lands on top...

Choosing a connector lubricant

There are numerous advantages gained by lubricating electrical connectors – guarding against oxidation, fretting corrosion, contact wear and extending connector life. A thin film...

Introduction to Alkylated Naphthalene

Alkylated Naphthalenes (AN) are a reaction of olefins with a naphthalene nucleus resulting in a base oil with excellent thermal and oxidative stability. In...

Electrical connector grease water resistance demonstration with Nyogel 760G

Water ingress protection is one of most common reasons for considering the use of a connector lubricant. The 'go to' grease in our range...

Specialist electrical connector lubricants do not cause increased circuit resistance

One of the most common misconceptions we come across is that some electrical engineers think that using one of our specialist connector lubricants will...

Electrical fretting corrosion can be prevented with a synthetic connector grease

We define electrical connector fretting wear as wear that is caused by small, repetitive, almost micro-motion movements in an apparently stationary connector but is...

Electrical Terminal Fretting Wear Test

This test equipment and test method is unique to Nye Lubricants. It was designed and built by our Application Design and Validation Testing (ADVT)...

How electrical connector lubricants work

You may be considering using a connector grease, but how do they work? Firstly, we will be focusing on connector grease rather than oil....

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