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State of Art Technology for Lug Bushings

State of Art Technology for Lug Bushings

State of Art Technology for Lug Bushings

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I was recently talking to somebody who claimed the US Navy was using ceramic bushings in bushed a/c lugs to prevent corrosion in a marine environment.

But I wasn't able to dig the details up for this. Seems like few ceramics would be up to the task. Ceramic coatings maybe.

Question: what would be your approach to reduce corrosion for a conventional bushed aluminum lug fitting in a marine environment?

RE: State of Art Technology for Lug Bushings

Hmmm... unfamiliar with 'ceramic bushes' for lugs... hungry for more info... please advise!

I am very familiar with FTI Force-Mate bushes with appropriate Bush-OD/hole-ID finishes and maybe some low-viscosity [spray] sealant or epoxy primer... should work well.

Regards, Wil Taylor
o Trust - But Verify!
o We believe to be true what we prefer to be true. [Unknown]
o For those who believe, no proof is required; for those who cannot believe, no proof is possible. [variation,Stuart Chase]
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RE: State of Art Technology for Lug Bushings

(OP)
Thank you for the responses. Very helpful. I will let you know what I find out.

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