Permatex’s New 2-in-1 Thread Compound Combines Sealant and Threadlocker
New Permatex Seal+Lock Thread Compound is a two-in-one solution designed to seal up to 1000 psi and lock to 120 in./lbs.
The company says Seal+Lock Thread Compound is a one-of a-kind service Article that combines the sealing capabilities of a thread sealant with the holding power of a blue, medium-strength threadlocker.
The thread compound was developed in response to customer requests and extensive field research and solves a nagging problem with sealed connections and threaded fittings, according to the company.
Permatex Seal+Lock provides increased reliability and durability of repairs by ensuring sealed connections will not leak and locked fittings will not loosen. This specially formulated compound creates an air and watertight seal up to 1000 psi and locks to 120 in. / lbs. It also resists temperatures from -60 °F to 300 °F (-51°C to 150°C).
Permatex Seal+Lock thread compound resists solvents and common shop fluids and is removable with hand tools, according to the company. In addition to automotive uses, it is extremely versatile in garage and plumbing applications. Key applications include threaded freeze plugs, oil pressure sensors, threaded fuel injectors, coolant temperature sensors, A/C and hydraulic system connections, metal plumbing connections, and pipe plugs.
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 Permatex’s headquarters in Hartford, Conn., and a manufacturing, distribution, and technical center located in Solon, Ohio.
Permatex is a division of ITW (Illinois Tool Works Inc.), a a Fortune 200 diversified manufacturing company.
For more information, visit www.permatex.com.