safe to lubricate o-rings with petroleum jelly

2017-9-27Each time you clean the filter lubricate the sealing rings lightly with our aquatic maintenance spray 4001000 or with ordinary petroleum jelly (Vaseline) This increases the lifespan of the rubber sealings considerably and ensures easy mounting All Any recomendations for what i can use to lubricate the o-ring seal on an external cannister filter i have a tube of Marley pure silicon lubricant i have left over from a home plumbing diy project And was wondering if i could use it Would it be

Suggestions For Lubricating Cannister Filter O

All Any recomendations for what i can use to lubricate the o-ring seal on an external cannister filter i have a tube of Marley pure silicon lubricant i have left over from a home plumbing diy project And was wondering if i could use it Would it be

2014-7-301 petroleum jelly (though recommended in the manual is discouraged by many i've come across) 2 silicone based lube or 3 Teflon based lube it's just confusing because they mention lubing the 'threads' but no mention of greasing the O-Rings directly *edit* I just saw Jason's reply above •••

Was looking for something to create better seals on O-ring for a saltwater aquarium Read that people used petroleum jelly it's safe to use but discovered this silicon lube There are others but I liked how this had a nice capped applicator tip Used it on couple of leaky O-rings and so far haven't seen another leak or drop getting

Well Mike no you do not want to use Vaseline on your rubber gaskets for pool equipment The petroleum-based jelly eats away the rubber causing the rubber to stretch or tear sooner than normal The preferred pool o-ring lube is a Teflon or Silicone base to keep the rubber soft and supple

Can you use Vaseline to lubricate O rings? Well Mike no you do not want to use Vaseline on your rubber gaskets for pool equipment The petroleum-based jelly eats away the rubber causing the rubber to stretch or tear sooner than normal The preferred pool o-ring lube is a Teflon or Silicone base to keep the rubber soft and supple

o ring lubricant permatex

Thermostat O-ring use RTV also? May 03 2010 For gaskets a product like Permatex Hylomar is ideal For O rings just enough compatable lubricant to make the O ring slightly shiny is all that should ever be used Dupont's Krytox grease is compatable with just about everything and is an excellent product Lotsa Luck finding it though!

A similar thing occurs when the wrong lubricant is used Oil based lubricants like petroleum jelly olive oil Crisco etc are the death knell of many a good O-ring The oils pentrate the O-ring and cause it to swell up and also lengthen Once again it will be fine for the first use but will not fit for a second use

2014-9-24Too loose it will leak too tight and the 'O' ring will be forced into the square shape of the recess and fail As above vaseline is OK to lubricate neoprene 'O' rings to facilitate installation but silicone grease has a higher melting point (viscosity) and is I believe less soluble in water so a

Petroleum is a solvent for NATURAL RUBBER which hasn't been used in plumbing since oh the 19th century Parts like O-rings are today typically Buna-N (nitrile) rubber which is fine with petrolatum aka petroleum jelly aka petroleum grease aka Vaseline If anyone sez otherwise point them to the rubber fuel hose in your gasoline-powered

Lubricants are commonly used on O-rings and other elastomeric seals Using a suitable grease or oil during assembly helps protect the O-ring from damage by abrasion pinching or cutting It also helps to seat the O-ring properly speeds up assembly operations and makes automated assembly line procedures possible

O-rings are made of a number of substances including polyurethane silicone neoprene nitrile rubber or fluorocarbon The purpose or function of an O-ring is to provide a tight seal between two objects You can find O-rings in a variety of products like water hoses hydraulic cylinders faucets and

2008-4-20So I bought a used HOB filter (Aquaclear 500) thats going to be used as a fuge and when I filled it up and plugged it in it started making some noise So during the cleaning process I removed the motor and impeller to check it Basically the noise is coming from the impeller magnet rotation on

2006-5-143) FOOD SAFE- a large drink dispenser with a screw-out type nozzle that uses an o-ring 1- vaseline 2-vaseline grease go-jo 3-veg oil 4- whatever fluid it is trying to seal Very few O rings are actually rubber so you can use Silcone spray rim lube pipe soap shaving cream etc It just depends on what the O ring does when it is in place

Plastic Safe Lubricants

Page 1 of 5 - Plastic Safe Lubricants - posted in General Nerf: Apparently theres a host of ABSOLUTELY TERRIBLE advice concerning what lubricants can be used with Nerf blasters Making the wrong choice is likely to result in permanent damage and even the eventual destruction of your prized plastic possession DO NOT USE THE SPRAY CANS OF ANY KIND

2011-7-6Hi guys Just want to know what you guys use for lubricating the rubber parts of your canister filter The eheim vaseline is kind of expensive for the small quantity and I would like to know if you guys use other kinds of lubricant which is safe for aquarium and do the job well? I briefly searched online and found that they recommend plumbers' grease which is a silicon based grease lubricant

All Any recomendations for what i can use to lubricate the o-ring seal on an external cannister filter i have a tube of Marley pure silicon lubricant i have left over from a home plumbing diy project And was wondering if i could use it Would it be

Mineral oil and petroleum jelly are both byproducts of petroleum refinement and both are considered petrochemicals Recently you may see more and more products marketed as "free of petrochemicals" or "petrochemical-free" and that means they don't contain mineral oil or petroleum jelly

2011-9-7Page 1 of 4 - Substitute For Silicone Grease - posted in Repair QA: Hi In my place it is difficult to get Silicone Grease Can I use Petroleum Jelly as an alternative? Is there any adverse effect in using this substitute in materials other than rubber/ebonite? Please advise Thanks -saji

2011-9-7Page 1 of 4 - Substitute For Silicone Grease - posted in Repair QA: Hi In my place it is difficult to get Silicone Grease Can I use Petroleum Jelly as an alternative? Is there any adverse effect in using this substitute in materials other than rubber/ebonite? Please advise Thanks -saji

2020-1-16Lubricate all of the threads and faucet parts with silicone-based faucet grease If there are O-rings on the outside of the stem or cartridge lubricate these as well This is also a good time to inspect the faucet parts including the cartridge and replace any that appear to be worn

2014-9-24Too loose it will leak too tight and the 'O' ring will be forced into the square shape of the recess and fail As above vaseline is OK to lubricate neoprene 'O' rings to facilitate installation but silicone grease has a higher melting point (viscosity) and is I believe less soluble in water so a

2019-9-16Do you use silicone grease or petroleum jelly to lubricate o-rings in canister filters? Sep 15 2019 #2 Redshark1 Fishlore VIP Member Messages 4 976 Reaction score 2 409 Location Leeds Yorkshire England Superlube is 100 percent safe and will last a lone time between use as it's very insoluble I use it for other applications outside

2012-11-1I have always fitted this with lube usually petroleum jelly grease standard lube for o rings in aircraft fuel systems If the o ring is not a new one it may have either swelled or shrunk a little in this scenario lubing it allows it to flow into the groove Really wouldn't matter too much which lube was used i m o as long as it's slippery