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Thread Coating Solutions for the Automotive Industry

Keeping Fasteners Sealed & Locked

LOCTITE Dri-Loc® - for locking
LOCTITE Dri-Seal® - for sealing

Henkel’s complete range of LOCTITE® pre-applied coatings eliminate the need to apply sealants, adhesives or any other locking or sealing device to threaded parts during manual or automatic assembly.

These dry-to-touch pre-applied coatings are applied to screws and bolts commonly used for high volume parts. Customizable to meet specific customer applications, the are available with various strengths, temperature resistances and lubricating properties. Additionally, distinctive colors enable easy inspection and identification of different grades.

These water-based products ensure that manufacturing, application, drying and assembly processes are environmentally sustainable. Additionally pre-treated components can be reused after disassembly by applying the appropriate liquid LOCTITE® threadlocking or threadsealing product.

Customers can use the coated parts with automatic assembly equipment, with the guarantee that the product is applied correctly. With pre-applied solutions, there is no need to apply adhesives, sealants or any other locking or sealing material during assembly.

LOCTITE® pre-applied adhesives and sealants offer many benefits to the automotive industry including: 

  • Ready to use
  • Water based product - no fire, health or safety risks
  • Range of strengths
  • High temperature resistance - up to 200°C
  • Brightly colored for easy identification
  • Lock/seal in any position
  • Any fastener becomes a lock and seal fastener
  • Products available for a wide range of bolt sizes
  • NSF 61 approval for DRI (Dri-Seal) products
  • Solvent/chemical resistant - all oils (motor, ATF), water, glycol, petrol, diesel
  • Good adhesion on many substrates
  • Prevent galling and corrosion of metals; especially stainless steel and aluminum

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Pre-Applied Adhesives and Sealants Resources

  To purchase material in North America, please contact Ellsworth Adhesives at 877-454-9224.

LOCTITE DRI Thread Sealing Products (formerly known as LOCTITE Vibra-Seal)

Rated to 350°F (177o C), reusable and resistant to most fluids

LOCTITE DRI Thread Sealing Products (formerly known as LOCTITE Dri-Seal)

Rated to 350°F, reusable and resistant to most fluids

LOCTITE Brass-Loc Threadlocker and Sealant

LOCTITE Pre-Applied Anti-Seize

A non-curing product

Selecting the Correct Liquid Applied Threadlocker for Reuse of Threaded Parts

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