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RE: stainless steel tie rod bracing

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FWIW,  I've always used anti-seize compound when installing sparkplugs
into an aluminum head.  Similar application, carbon steel into a
material that forms an oxide coating.  

HTH.

M.
Shade tree mechanic extraordinaire 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dickey, David [mailto:David.Dickey(--nospam--at)mhgrp.com] 
> Sent: Friday, January 20, 2006 7:37 AM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: RE: stainless steel tie rod bracing
> 

> 
> Does anyone know if galling can occur when connecting a 
> carbon steel rod with a stainless end fitting?  Could enough 
> oxide shavings accumulate from the stainless fitting alone to 
> cause problems?
> 
> Thanks,
> David Dickey, PE
> Lexington, KY
> 


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