LOCTITE 242

Features and Benefits

Medium strength, medium viscosity thixotropic threadlocking adhesive for metal thread sizes up to M36.
LOCTITE® 242 is a medium strength, medium viscosity, methacrylate-based threadlocking adhesive offering general purpose qualities. The product provides quick fixture times on steel, brass and stainless steel of 5, 15 and 20 min respectively. LOCTITE 242 is thixotropic to prevent migration after application and is intended for fasteners that require normal disassembly with standard hand tools.
  • Medium strength
  • Medium viscosity
  • Quick fixture time
  • Thixotropic to reduce adhesive migration
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Technical Information

Chemical Basis / Base Methacrylate
Color Blue
Fixture Time 5.0 - 20.0 min.
Key Characteristics Thixotropic
Substrates Metal: Steel, Metal: Steel - Stainless Steel, Metal: Brass
Viscosity, Brookfield - RVF, @ 25.0 °C Spindle 3, speed 20 rpm, Helipath 800.0 - 1600.0 mPa·s (cP)