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Moisture absorbing anti-arcing coating and method for applying same (USH0000555)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000000551D
Original Publication Date: 1988-Dec-06
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2008-Apr-29

Publishing Venue

US Statutory Invention Registration (SIRs)

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Inventors:
Ritter, Catharine A. Kreps, Robert W. [+details]
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Abstract

A moisture absorbing, anti-arcing compound comprises a mixture of a moist active isocyanate resin and a generic anti-arcing compound. The isocyanate resin reacts with residual moisture in a high voltage ceramic insulator, thus tying it up chemically. This prevents diffusion of the moisture into the anti-arcing compound and resultant degradation. The compound according to this invention is especially useful for ceramics which may not be baked dry at elevated temperatures.