Ominous water leakage in E-5

Started Oct 12, 2013 | Discussions thread
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DavidH202 Senior Member • Posts: 1,506
Re: 36 deg and 8% rel humidity . . .

xtforest wrote:

I think cold water is an important factor; if you use warm or hot water, the rubber will expand and compromise the integrity of the seal. Most watchmakers will tell you that hot showers are the undoing of many "waterproof" watches.

Rob

Maybe watches are different but...

I believe it is just the opposite.

cold shrinks the seal and leaves room for it to develop a leak .

The Challenger disaster in 1986 unfortunately proved that!

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