Loctite Threadlocker Medium Strength 50ml tube. $ Buy It Now. Free Shipping. Product is filled roughly half-full to leave space in the bottle and. The Loctite fl. oz. Blue Thread Locker is designed to lock and seal threaded fasteners to prevent loosening from vibration. It prevents leaks and the. Henkel Loctite Blue Threadlocker is designed for locking and sealing of threaded fasteners which require normal disassembly with standard hand tools.
Did you even know there are multiple kinds? Of all our thread treatment applications, the Medium Strength Blue Threadlockers are the most commonly used. The only question is which blue threadlocker is right for your particular use? The typical repairs that utilize this type of medium strength threadlocker range from valve cover bolts to carburetor studs. Projects that would need this type of application include rocker studs, oil pans, disc brake calipers, pulley assemblies and many more.
Loctite and liquid blue threadlockers were so successful that we created two alternative physical forms of the product, for easier use on a wide variety of applications, described below: Loctite Sticks are created in a semi-solid form, for easy over head applications.
They are also available for primerless and oil tolerant applications. Loctite QuickTape is suppilied in a low tack film to provide a convenient and easy to use package, especially where a liquid product may be too fluid to stay on a part or may be difficult to apply.
This product can be used for immediate assembly or days later, and provides consistent strength on a variety of metal substrates. WATCH how to apply below. For more Loctite how-to, check out our YouTube Channel.
Loctite Threadlocker Blue from Loctite Adhesives
Both the stick and tape threadlocker products are used for difficult repairs and threarlocker applications, and both can be used for cleaner application purposes. They are most commonly used on applications that involve valve cover bolts, rocker arm adjustment nuts, carburetor studs, etc. The threadlockers linked above are Automotive Aftermarket products.
You might also be interested in: When and Why to Use Purple Threadlocker. Blue ThreadlockerLoctiteThreadlockers. Andy Scott has been with Henkel for 7 years and is currently an application engineer. He started with Henkel in as an intern while attending school.
Andy has been interested in how anything and everything mechanical works from the time he could walk. From his personal and professional projects, Andy has brought his expertise in fabricating and building cars, trucks and ATVs.
Other posts by Andy Scott. Please make sure your comments are respectful and appropriate. All comments will be reviewed by an administrator, and if approved, will then be displayed on the page. Hi Kyle, glad you enjoyed it. Sorry for the delay in response. Yes, we still make the Threadlocker Tape. You can also search for other local distributors using our distributor locator here: I have removed some small machine screws that have on them.
What solvent and method should I use to clean them prior to reinstalling? You can use a wire brush to clean the threads and use the most aggressive organic solvent you have handy. Can we use loctite on parts that are at minus 15 celsius or we have to heat them before applying thread locker?
Hi Sylvain, thanks for your question. You would need to set up a booth and heat up the parts and air for 24 hours.
Your products have a best before date on locttite. What happens when they are older than that? Is it a gradual threalocker in effectiveness? Realistically, how long can I keep using the product after that date?
We do not advise the use of expired products. However if you do decide to use it, compare the expired product to a current product. Use the color and the viscosity of the products as a bench mark. If they are not too different then you maybe ok. Hi Andy, I run compression ignition model airplane engines in the range of 14, rpm.
This screw spontaneously loosens at certain frequencies. I have Loctite but wonder if it is appropriate in an application where the compression screw threadlovker to be adjustable, but remain set at optimum rpm. If it works it will be easier than building a jam nut of some sort, which is the mechanical way.
Hi Randall, thank you for your question. Yes, when the product is fully cured. These products are for metal to metal applications only, so we advise to not get them on plastic pool parts as it can cause stress cracks. Stainless and aluminum metals will need primer If you have any additional questions, please call our tech support line at Hardware had on some time ago. For a repair, the screws were removed. We will use new screws but it is difficult to remove all the from the internal threads.
Will a re-application of or on the screw threads work at all? Hi Ken, thank you for your question. You might see a slight variation in strength, but probably not a big difference. The liquid would probably work better than the stick under these conditions. Of course, all of our standard testing is done on dry, clean threads and not threads with residue threadlocoer old, previously used product on there.
Please test under your own actual conditions. I had a pivot pin on one of my boxlock shotguns slide out enough that one of the triggers came loose. I was thinking about putting some Blue Loctite on each end of the pin thinking this would prevent it from slipping in the future.
However, I want to be able to remove the pin if necessary later. Is this an appropriate application? I was thinking the would be best because of the oil used when the gun is cleaned. Thanks in advance for your reply.
Hi Gary, the sounds appropriate for your project.
If you want to discuss your situation further, please call our tech line at For the securing of bolts in a malmedy toothed coupling the use of loctite is recommended. Hi Ger Bos, thank you for your question!
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