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Ken Pachkowsky
12-29-2004, 04:15 PM
Hi Guys, Can someone tell me what is used to coat power supply windings. It appears to look like a dried plastic like glue thats been painted black.

Also, what is the reason for it?

I am asking because some of it has dried out and become brittle on my HRX power supply. Some has chipped off and the windings are bare in a few places. Should I re-coat this with something? If so, what?



Don C
12-29-2004, 04:35 PM
Look for some stuff called Glyptal. That stuff won't come off though, so be careful where you put it.

Ken Pachkowsky
12-29-2004, 07:54 PM
Thanks for the help. Can you also tell me the reason for its application?


12-29-2004, 09:29 PM
I believe for electrical insulation and for anti-vibration.