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With the high price of coaxial cable and antennas can you afford not protect your investment with this great product? Dries in minutes and is impervious to water.
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G-QRP Reflector - 18 August 2007
If any of you are thinking about getting some liquid tape off Richard.... Do so!! I can only say 'it's superb!'...
FAST AND PERMANENT REPAIRS ON WIRES AND CONNECTIONS AND MORE...!
Liquid Electrical Tape is an air-dried, synthetic rubber coating that can be brushed on and exhibits excellent moisture, acid, alkaline, abrasion, and dielectric resistance.
Offers far more efficient sealing than sticky cable seals and tape. Perfect for quick access and portability! Great for sealing all antenna connections. The coating is flexible making it ideal for use on portable antenna connections. Tests we have done show that the product, unlike many other sealants, does not affect the Q of toroids used at HF - it has good dielectric properties and low losses.
Liquid Electrical Tape remains flexible even under extreme conditions and won't crack, harden, or peel.
Electrically insulates to over 1380volts/ml.
Liquid Electrical Tape is excellent for use in a variety of applications including electrical connections and components for boats, trailers, cars and lorries, timers, outdoor wiring, instruments, computers, circuit boards, switches, radio antennas, and many more. Easily removed from non-porous surfaces.
Supplied in a 4 fl.oz (118ml) container, with applicator brush mounted in the lid. Colour - Black. One can contains enough Liquid Tape for dozens of connections.
Use on Aerials
Have you ever felt that your aerial system is not performing quite as well as it used to? Maybe the beacons are just a little weaker or the DX is that much more difficult to work? One common reason for such observations is getting water inside your feeder cable. Rainwater will leak in wherever it can and few sealing methods offer good long-term protection. The design of coaxial cable is such that it draws water in by capillary action. The water can then corrode the wires inside the coax, it also degrades the dielectric performance - increasing losses - sometimes dramatically. Meanwhile back in the shack often all appears well. Increased cable losses make the SWR of aerials look better, but your power is not being radiated, it's heating up the inside of your damp cable. As often as not, water ingress goes un-noticed until water drips out of the cable inside your shack. In the meantime you have been using a radio system that has been below par for months or even years.
Liquid Tape is the answer! This product is easily painted onto all types of electrical joints using the brush applicator within the can. It dries in just a few minutes leaving a low-loss, flexible and impervious coating on your cable. No more water ingress! A single 118ml can contains enough of the product for dozens of connections!
Liquid Electrical Tape is potentially harmful to health. It must be used only as indicated on the pack. Wear impervious gloves and eye protection when using this product. Use in a well ventilated area. Store away from children.
Once fully dry, no special handing or precautions are required
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Posted by Hannu Virtanen OH6HLH on 26th Dec 2013
Excellent antenna installation, weather resistance, I do not know.
Posted by TERRY SAYNER on 24th Nov 2013
This is my 2nd time I have ordered this product and is very good I use it on all jobs to be coated that would be open to the elements and is better to use than the amalgamating tape.
Posted by Dave G4AKC on 4th Oct 2013
This is my second tin of "Liquid Electrical Tape", I operate on the beach in Blackpool and so I need all my terminal connections protected against the salt corrosion.
This is the ONLY product that works as it coats all of the terminals against exposure to the air very effectively.
I have used self amalgamating rubber tape in the past, but there are always small gaps and it is also difficult to adhere it to small terminals, whereas this product covers the smallest of terminals perfectly.
In a nutshell, I highly recommend this product and whats more its cheaper from Richard than anywhere else!
Posted by Martin on 29th Aug 2013
Very good product with excellent service from Sotabeams, good price with reasonable postage. Would buy again from Sotabeams in the future when I need more. Thank you.
Posted by Unknown on 11th Aug 2013
First of all I would like to recommend SOTA Beams for the swift delivery. Ordered on a Sunday and arrived on Monday.
Have used the tape but unable to comment until the antenna has been exposed to the weather for a while.
Posted by Ken Chappell on 30th Jul 2013
Whilst I can not write a full review on this product at this moment in time ( due to having only used the product once ) I can inform those that are concerned that this product is very, very good, and well worth the investment.
Posted by Kev on 13th Jun 2013
I am know on my 2nd can it is easier than tape you can get it into places that would be hard to get tape
bought this of the net first time i used it, from N.A.
cost a lot more with postage and the brush iside did not
get all the wat to the bottom .this one from S.O.T.A. has a better length brush .
Posted by Martin GW3XJQ on 29th Apr 2013
Well this is the 2nd pot of liquid tape I have bought from Richard and it probably won't be the last. Enough said and after years of trying in vain to keep water out of coax cables using various tapes, including 3 M 88, Denso, self amalg etc. Follow the instructions and you will have a perfect water tight seal and I would never be without the pot in my toolkit.
Posted by Mike on 21st Mar 2013
I have used this before and found it to be perfect for my hobby of amateur radio. I enjoy building my own antennas and what is good is I can get the antenna in place and set the SWR and then seal up the components. Easy to use and apply. Works over amalgam tape for extra waterproofing.
Posted by Unknown on 30th Jan 2013
If only I had discovered this years ago but better late than never. Just been using it to fill the voids where the wires go into some 9006 plug and sockets on my car, which had previously been open to the elements and corrosion. So much easier to insulate and protect fiddly connections than using self-amalgamating or traditional pvc insulation tape or heatshrink.
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