How does LanoCote® work? Lubricate shrouds, turnbuckles, swivels, shackles and more for protection, and use it in and on Marelon and bronze valves and other plumbing fittings. Engineered on five basic principals: displaces water, prevents corrosion, forms moisture barrier, penetrates and has high lubricity, LanoCote just plain works - and at a very good price. LanoCote® prevents dissimilar metal galvanization and by stopping corrosion on all types of metals under all environmental conditions. LanoCote® also combats galvanization where dissimilar metals are fastened together, such as stainless steel fittings on alloy masts etc. Formulated to withstand salt water marine conditions, LanoCote® is particularly useful in preventing thread seizure due to all types of corrosion on boats and machinery. Applied during assembly, LanoCote® will greatly assist in easy dismantling years later. For example, you can coat and lubricate anchor shackles which are regularly immersed in salt water.