Pond Fountain motor replacement


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Old 06-20-17, 01:26 PM
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Pond Fountain motor replacement

I'm replacing both failed motors on my pond fountain. Both motors are spliced to the power line using a bus contained in an electrical box, filled with a clear gelatin substance. I've removed all the filling and connected the wiring for the new motors. What is the name of this filling product that was in the electrical box?
 
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Old 06-20-17, 01:35 PM
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That is usually called a potting compound. Normally once poured and hardened.... are virtually impossible to remove.

This is one type I've used in pool work... a little pricey...
Reenterable Electrical Sealing Potting Compound

The only time a box should be potted is if it's submerged under water.
 
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The stuffing was soft and i was able to remove it all with a screwdriver.
 
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Old 06-20-17, 01:42 PM
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So then that is located underwater ?
The link I left should be the same product.
 
 

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