Re: Ground strap in bilge


 

This bilge bonding strap conducts micro volts. Stainless steel is much, much less conductive than copper. If I remember correctly, stainless steel has about 2-5% the conductivity of copper. Additionally, I had a client/engineer fashion one out of 1/8" x 2" stainless steel bar. He told me it was very difficult and to warn others that it wasn't worth it.

Best,

CW Bill Rouse
Amel Yacht Owners School - www.AmelYachtOwnersSchool.com
720 Winnie St
Galveston Island, TX 77550
+1(832) 380-4970


On Sun, Oct 20, 2019, 12:00 PM Randall Walker <lladnarowen@...> wrote:
Thought of that, if that is all I can get it will be a last resort. Copper pipe is a blend of metal. I believe hat Bill R. is not a fan either. Hoping to find a good quality copper.
Thanks Keith take care

Randall

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Subject: Re: [AmelYachtOwners] Ground strap in bilge
 
Any plumbing supply store. Copper tubing. Use a hammer to flatten it into a sheet.

Regards,
Keith Tice
Bikini
SM2k #282



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