Even supercars have their flaws..
Sat May 07, 2011 7:57 am
Just doing some general fettling on my car and I have an old tin of the Duralac sold by Eliseparts:
This just looks like paint and goes on quite thin with a paint brush although the website states "Simply smear a layer between any 2 surfaces not only will it arrest the corrosion process it will act as a very fine thread sealer and enable easy bolt/nut removal in the future."
Looking on some of the boat websites they seem to offer this:
which looks more like a paste to be applied in a similar way to say copperslip.
Just wondering if I have the wrong product now?
Sat May 07, 2011 9:54 am
Steve, I think you're ok it's still the same stuff regardless of the container.
Sat May 07, 2011 11:01 am
I have a tin of this and was wondering what does this do that a bit of grease won't do?
Sun May 08, 2011 5:30 am
Just lookig up the "active" ingredients - seems to be barium chromate.
Barium chromate is a fine light yellow powder with the formula BaCrO4.
There are a few uses of barium chromate:
As an oxidizer and/or burn rate modifier in some pyrotechnic compositions, especially delay compositions.
As a pigment in paints, ceramics, coloring glasses, fuses, and porcelains.
[color:#CC0000]As a corrosion inhibitor to prevent electrochemical corrosion at the joints of dissimilar metals.
[/color] In safety matches.
In metal primers.
In ignition control devices.
As an initiator for explosives.
but not sure why it's better at this than say grease...
Sun May 08, 2011 1:07 pm
Barium chromate ..... better at removing excess cash from pockets when compared to grease !!
Mon May 09, 2011 6:33 pm
I was asking mainly because when I took of the engine mounts, subframe and the balljoint brackets on the uprights, there was still corrosion in there despite the duralac.
Mon May 09, 2011 8:47 pm
How much did you use & did youjoin the parts whilst it was still wet/sticky?
Wed May 11, 2011 6:30 pm
It was like that when I bought it. There was quite a bit of it and the rest I have no idea.
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