Reseating chips

From: Tothwolf <>
Date: Fri Aug 23 03:10:01 2002

On Thu, 22 Aug 2002, Dwight K. Elvey wrote:

> The second thing will help for good contact and that is to use a silicon
> grease, like Dow Corning #4, on the pin leads. I've been told the
> Permatex dielectric grease is the same thing and I've used a product
> call Silglyde. Although, it is called a grease, it has poor lubrication
> properties but it will cause parts the come out with spring tension to
> come out easier, I've not seen problems with the leads straightened and
> the part weight being the only factor.

I wonder if that would work similar to something like Stabilant 22? I've
been tempted to try using that product for IC sockets, but really haven't
had the need yet.

Received on Fri Aug 23 2002 - 03:10:01 BST

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