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A threadlocker is a single component liquid or semi-solid adhesive. They cure at room temperature to a hard solid thermoset plastic when applied between steel, aluminium, brass and most other metal surfaces. They cure in the absence of air. The adhesive completely fills the gaps between mating threads to lock threads and joints.
When choosing a threadlocker, there are four things to consider:
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LOCTITE threadlockers will reliably lock and seal threaded fasteners. But what happens when you want or need to take apart a threadlocked assembly? LOCTITE liquid threadlockers also provide for reliable disassembly – so you can take it apart when you want to. The key is to start with the right grade of threadlocker for your needs: low to medium strength products can be disassembled with hand tools; high strength products require localized heat and then hand tools.