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Re: Dielectric Constant?

The dielectric constant of engine oil is approximately 2. I haven't used it
myself, but I would be worried about the various additives, you may well
find that the puncture voltage is not that high.
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Subject: Dielectric Constant?

> Original Poster: "Arthur Mavros" <mpiece-at-one-dot-net.au>
> Hi all,
>        does anyone know the dielectric constant for 'car engine oil' and
> puncture rate? Is it usable for a basic plate cap?
>                                                  Thanks,
>                                                              Arthur.