What lubricant do I use for a squeaking mask?
My mask squeaks at the plastic swivel connection where the hose connects to the mask.
What type of lubricant should I use to eliminate this?
You can use different solutions, such as:
- Take the mask apart and wash it....My Quattro squeeks occasionally and a washing fixes the problem for a couple of months. Never use antibacterial soap as it will break down the silicone of the mask. You can use Citrus II CPAP Mask Wipes
- Or wrap the parts of CPAP mask with teflon plumbers tape
- Or use silicone grease, such as Haynes, which is a synthetic food-grade grease. Silicone grease is commonly used as a lubricant with breathing apparatus.
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