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    Thermal paste...

    Does it go off!!???

    I bought a tube of it about 5 years ago and have never touched it, never taken the cap off even. Is there any way to check if it's still ok?

    Thanks!

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    Thermal paste does separate over time, hower if u can somehow remix it (squeeze tube around a fair amount with cap on) it will be fine. Its just a physical process (no chemical changes) so it will be fine.

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    Nope, there might be a bit of chemical seperation, all you need to do is squeeze it out on a clean surface (preferably plastic/ceramic based), mix it about for a bit before applying.
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    Nah, doesn't go off or anything. But aidanjt is right, it seperates. Give it a good mix up before using.

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    remember that if its not been airtight, it'll have set inside the tube

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    he said he hadnt taken the cap off

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    that doesn't mean its totally airtight though

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