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Permatex Offers Gel Threadlockers in Two Strengths

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Permatex Offers Gel Threadlockers in Two Strengths


Permatex Gel Threadlockers are designed to deliver OEM-specified performance without drips. They are available in two strengths: Medium Strength Blue and High Strength Red.

The company says the unique, gel formula works with a clinging action to assure that the threadlocker is applied with precision and stays on the fastener during assembly. Automotive technicians can put the right amount of threadlocker material exactly where they want it, even in overhead, vertical, and hard-to-reach applications.

Permatex Blue Medium Strength Gel Threadlocker is an all-purpose, medium strength threadlocker for use on bolts from ¼ to ¾ in. diameter. It eliminates the need for stocking expensive lock nuts and lock washers and locks and seals while preventing parts loosening from vibration. Applications include valve cover bolts, water pump bolts, oil pan bolts, drive shaft bolts, rocker arm adjustment nuts, and carburetor studs. It can also be used on all frame mounting bolts for motorcycles and starter mounts, alternator mounts, and engine mounting bolts in heavy duty applications.

Permatex Red High Strength Gel Threadlocker is designed specifically for heavy-duty fasteners from 3/8 to 1 in. diameter. It is well suited for permanently locking studs and press fits, adding 3,000 PSI holding power on slip and press fit assemblies. Replaces set screws and snap rings. Applications include cylinder block and rocker arm studs, ring gear bolts, frame bolts, shock absorber bolts, as well as cap screws and differential studs in heavy duty applications.

Both Blue and Red Threadlocker Gels are offered in two convenient sizes: a 5g Gel Squeeze applicator and a 10g Gel Twist pinpoint applicator, with a new professional-sized 35g tube coming later this year.

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Permatex is a manufacturer, distributor, and marketer of premium chemical Articles to the automotive maintenance and repair markets. Permatex markets a wide range of Articles under well-known ITW brand names such as Permatex, Fast Orange, Spray Nine, The Right Stuff, Threadlocker Gel Twist, and Grez-Off.

Permatex currently operates in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the U.K. and exports Articles to more than 85 countries around the world. North American operations include a headquarters and state-of-the-manufacturing, distribution, and technical center in Solon, Ohio, and a management and sales office in Hartford, Conn.

Permatex is a division of ITW (Illinois Tool Works Inc.), a U.S.-based, NYSE listed corporation, founded in 1912. ITW is a Fortune 200 diversified manufacturing company.

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