ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals
ECN Shout Chat
Shout Box
Recent Posts
LED retrofit flickers
by rmiell. 01/18/19 08:49 PM
Israel
by Texas_Ranger. 01/14/19 07:12 AM
Free Code class in Maryland 1/16/2019
by Admin. 01/12/19 05:43 PM
Calling all Non-US members!! (Non-US only)
by RODALCO. 01/12/19 02:37 AM
sec cable code conflict
by jake2018. 01/11/19 07:36 PM
New in the Gallery:
What is this for?
Plug terminals
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 31 guests, and 15 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate Thread
Page 1 of 2 1 2
Liquid wire: The NEC will have fun with this... #210072
05/25/13 11:23 AM
05/25/13 11:23 AM
S
sparkyinak  Offline OP
Member
Joined: Jul 2007
Posts: 1,335
Alaska


"Live Awesome!" - Kevin Carosa
Work Gear for Electricians and the Trades
Re: Liquid wire: The NEC will have fun with this... [Re: sparkyinak] #210073
05/25/13 12:42 PM
05/25/13 12:42 PM
G
gfretwell  Offline

Member
Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 9,335
Estero,Fl,usa
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.


Greg Fretwell
Re: Liquid wire: The NEC will have fun with this... [Re: sparkyinak] #210074
05/25/13 01:17 PM
05/25/13 01:17 PM
T
twh  Offline
Member
Joined: Mar 2004
Posts: 947
Regina, Sask.
When you draw your plug on the wall, do you need to draw a cover, too?

Re: Liquid wire: The NEC will have fun with this... [Re: gfretwell] #210083
05/25/13 09:07 PM
05/25/13 09:07 PM
S
sparkyinak  Offline OP
Member
Joined: Jul 2007
Posts: 1,335
Alaska
Agreed. There's no practical application for it in our realm. Just thought it be a chuckle to share


"Live Awesome!" - Kevin Carosa
Re: Liquid wire: The NEC will have fun with this... [Re: sparkyinak] #210086
05/26/13 04:42 AM
05/26/13 04:42 AM
G
geoff in UK  Offline
Member
Joined: Dec 2002
Posts: 195
UK
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.

Re: Liquid wire: The NEC will have fun with this... [Re: sparkyinak] #210092
05/26/13 02:11 PM
05/26/13 02:11 PM
renosteinke  Offline
Cat Servant
Member
Joined: Jan 2005
Posts: 5,316
Blue Collar Country
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.

Last edited by renosteinke; 05/26/13 02:12 PM.
Re: Liquid wire: The NEC will have fun with this... [Re: sparkyinak] #210095
05/26/13 06:46 PM
05/26/13 06:46 PM
N
NJwirenut  Offline
Member
Joined: Sep 2001
Posts: 806
Bergen County, NJ
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




Re: Liquid wire: The NEC will have fun with this... [Re: sparkyinak] #210097
05/27/13 10:00 AM
05/27/13 10:00 AM
J
jdevlin  Offline
Member
Joined: Aug 2002
Posts: 402
welland ontario canada
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.

Re: Liquid wire: The NEC will have fun with this... [Re: sparkyinak] #210100
05/27/13 01:13 PM
05/27/13 01:13 PM
Alan Belson  Offline
Member
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 1,803
Mayenne N. France
..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.


Wood work but can't!
Re: Liquid wire: The NEC will have fun with this... [Re: Alan Belson] #210108
05/28/13 01:15 PM
05/28/13 01:15 PM
T
Texas_Ranger  Offline
Member
Joined: Dec 2001
Posts: 2,437
Vienna, Austria
Isn't it also similar to Japanese miso?

Page 1 of 2 1 2

Featured:

2017 Master Electrician Exam Preparation Combos
2017 NEC Electrician
Exam Prep Combos:
Master / Journeyman

 

Member Spotlight
HCE727
HCE727
Delaware County, PA, USA
Posts: 186
Joined: November 2005
Show All Member Profiles 
Top Posters(30 Days)
Trumpy 4
Popular Topics(Views)
252,848 Are you busy
189,630 Re: Forum
179,302 Need opinion
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Release build 20180101)
Page Time: 0.047s Queries: 16 (0.006s) Memory: 1.0253 MB (Peak: 1.2096 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2019-01-24 13:10:04 UTC