Features and Benefits

Thread Sealing Cord - immediate full pressure sealing. Allows reliable re-adjustments.
LOCTITE® 55 is designed for sealing of metal and plastic pipes and fittings. It needs no cure time and results in an immediate, full pressure seal. The ideal choice for a quick, easy and reliable seal. The product has approval for gas and potable water.
  • General purpose, threaded pipe and fitting sealant
  • Tested in accordance with EN 751-2 Class ARp and DIN 30660
  • DVGW/KTW approval for gas and potable water
  • Certified to NSF/ANSI, Standard 61
  • WRAS listed – approval number 1807518, meets BS 6920 for potable water: 0808533
  • For a quick, easy and reliable seal
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Documents and Downloads

Safety Data Sheets and RoHs
LOCTITE® 55, 160 m Tub 2056938 en-TZ
IDH: 2056938
EAN: 4002872014006

Size Case: Tub

Quantity: 48.0/case

Download SDS

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LOCTITE® 55, 24 x 50 m Tub 483283 en-TZ
IDH: 483283
EAN: 5010266373720

Size Case: Tub

Quantity: 24.0/case

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Technical Information

Agency approvals / certificates / specifications DVGW, KTW, NSF, WRAS
Applications Thread sealing
Colour White
Operating temperature -55.0 - 150.0 °C (-65.0 - 300.0 °F )

How to

Step by Step Guide

1. Preparation

Ensure metal threads are clean and free from contamination using LOCTITE® SF 7063/7064. Where necessary roughen the surface of smooth threads.

2. Application

Starting from the end of the pipe, wrap the cord around the pipe in a criss-cross pattern following the same direction as the thread. For recommended number of wraps, see label. Cut the cord with the integrated cutting tool at the top of the tube.

3. Assembly

Assemble using accepted trade practices. Adjustment of 45° is possible after tightening.

Frequently Asked Questions