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#210072 - 05/25/13 09:23 AM Liquid wire: The NEC will have fun with this...
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#210073 - 05/25/13 10:42 AM Re: Liquid wire: The NEC will have fun with this... [Re: sparkyinak]
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We had silver paint at IBM 50 years ago. There is nothing new there. I would question how much current it will carry tho. We only used it to repair CCROS cards. (Printed circuits on a paper IBM card used as ROM)
It was milliamps if not micro amps.

I doubt this will ever be a practical way to run line voltage and low voltage would require a lot of current.
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#210074 - 05/25/13 11:17 AM Re: Liquid wire: The NEC will have fun with this... [Re: sparkyinak]
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When you draw your plug on the wall, do you need to draw a cover, too?
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#210083 - 05/25/13 07:07 PM Re: Liquid wire: The NEC will have fun with this... [Re: gfretwell]
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Agreed. There's no practical application for it in our realm. Just thought it be a chuckle to share
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#210086 - 05/26/13 02:42 AM Re: Liquid wire: The NEC will have fun with this... [Re: sparkyinak]
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Used to be able to buy something like this to repair damage to printed-on elements of car rear window heaters. If it worked, (I never tried it), it must have taken several amps.
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#210092 - 05/26/13 12:11 PM Re: Liquid wire: The NEC will have fun with this... [Re: sparkyinak]
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I see nothing revolutionary ... painters have been trying to do electrical work for ages. laugh

On a more serious note, I can see something like this being used- either for static control, or even to create equipotential planes.


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#210095 - 05/26/13 04:46 PM Re: Liquid wire: The NEC will have fun with this... [Re: sparkyinak]
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This stuff has been around for ages as "silver print", used for repairing damaged PC board traces, old time alarm window foil, etc. Also as mentioned a repair material for auto defroster grids.

http://www.chemtronics.com/products/product.asp?r=1&m=2&id=7



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#210097 - 05/27/13 08:00 AM Re: Liquid wire: The NEC will have fun with this... [Re: sparkyinak]
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I question the statement that it can used on metal. How would that make a circuit. The entire metal plate would short everything out. It would need a coating of sort not bare metal.
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#210100 - 05/27/13 11:13 AM Re: Liquid wire: The NEC will have fun with this... [Re: sparkyinak]
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..the consistency of Marmite..

'Marmite' is a brand of ..er.. sandwich spread [?], made from hydrolysed yeast- a by product of brewing beer. Very high vitamin B content. Powerful stuff, very salty and an aquired British taste, although half the pop. can't stand it! Also sold in New Zealand and OZ as a slightly different formula.
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#210108 - 05/28/13 11:15 AM Re: Liquid wire: The NEC will have fun with this... [Re: Alan Belson]
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Isn't it also similar to Japanese miso?
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