Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] electrolysis on jib furling gearbox?
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It's been a while since I've studied this, but I don't think this is electrolysis in the typical sense (even though in most cases people misuse that word to mean "galvanic corrosion"). Galvanic isolators and zincs only afford protection to submerged metal where the ocean completes the circuit. Dissimilar metals in direct contact with each other will galvanically corrode on their own, no ocean required. The solution is to make sure they don't touch using some type of isolating grease. I think Tef-Gel is the brand usually recommended for this type of thing.
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On Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 12:54 PM, 'sailormon' kimberlite@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote: