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Is there any lubricant in a QO circuit breaker that could account for a slippery residue on the outside of the case?

Published date: 18 May 2020

Issue:
lubricant in a QO circuit breaker that could account for a  slippery residue

Product Line: 
Pressure, Vacuum, and Float Switches

Environment:
North American Products

Resolution:
No. The residue likely comes from the plasticiser in PVC insulation separating from the PVC. It may also come from an external source like a wire pulling compound.

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