Need help: Apollo Cold Welding Mitigation

Movybuf1979

New Member
I am currently debating with someone on a different platform and he brought up the phenomenon "cold welding." I must admit that I had never heard of that before, so I have been reading about it for a while now. I have been trying to find any documentation that NASA employed some kind of mitigation techniques to avoid moving parts being fused together. From what I imagine, the lander had only a few moving parts, but I am curious if anyone knows if they did anything to prevent cold welding. I am also curious about the cameras. The shutter on an SLR 35MM camera is a moving part, and most likely made of aluminum, but I can't find any information about it. It seems as if aluminum is rather prone to cold welding. I am guessing they used a lubricant on the moving parts of the camera, but I don't know if there is a place to find that information.

Any help would be awesome. This denier I am writing back and forth with is bringing up topics I have never looked into before, so I am happy to learn new things as I am doing my research. I don't know why I subject myself to the torture of dealing with this stuff, but every once in a while I get to learn about something new.
 

Mendel

Senior Member.
Derek from Veritasium has made a video about that topic, it seems that "...cold welding is not as big of a problem as scientists originally thought it was".

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y2nQ8isf55s
From the subtitles transcript (via downsub):
From the video description:
 
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