04/29/2010, Rocky Hill, Conn.

 

Anaerobic Threadlocker in Revolutionary Tape Form: Convenient, Portable, Neat and Clean

 

 
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  Adhesive Technologies – Industrial North America
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Henkel Introduces Innovative Loctite® Threadlocker Tape

The inventor of anaerobic adhesive technology —  Henkel Corporation — has introduced the newest innovation in anaerobic threadlockers: Loctite® QuickTape® 249™ Threadlocker Tape.  Dry to the touch and packaged in a convenient 260-inch roll, this medium-strength tape threadlocker provides the same reliable performance of liquid threadlockers yet can be carried in a pocket or toolbox.  This tape can also be pre-applied to fasteners for future assembly.

Neat, clean and mess-free, Loctite® QuickTape® 249™ is applied just like any other tape product.  The user simply peels the low-tack tape from the spool and wraps it around the fastener’s threads.  The size of the fastener determines the number of wraps required for secure locking and sealing.  For example, a 3/8-inch bolt requires two to three overlapping wraps, applied to the area where the nut and bolt will meet.  For blind hole applications, Loctite® QuickTape® 249™ is applied to the entire length of the bolt.

Convenient and portable, Loctite® QuickTape® 249™ is a general-purpose threadlocker that is removable with hand tools.  Similar to liquid and stick threadlockers, this tape product fixtures in just 30 minutes with full cure achieved in 24 hours.  Loctite® QuickTape® 249™ offers a wide operating temperature range from -65°F to 300°F.

Loctite® QuickTape® 249™ is designed to complement liquid and stick threadlockers.  This tape can be used on “as received” threaded fasteners; however, a clean surface is always preferred.  Like its liquid and stick counterparts, Loctite® QuickTape® 249™ offers a shelf life of two years.
 
For more information on Loctite® QuickTape® 249™ Threadlocker Tape, go to www.useloctite.com/tape.   For technical assistance, call 1-800-LOCTITE (800-562-8483).

Henkel has been committed to making people's lives easier, better and more beautiful for more than 130 years. A Fortune Global 500 and Germany's most admired company according to a recent Fortune survey, Henkel offers strong brands and technologies in three areas of competence: Home Care, Personal Care and Adhesive Technologies. Each day, about 50,000 employees worldwide are dedicated to fulfilling Henkel's claim "A Brand like a Friend”. In fiscal 2009, Henkel generated sales of 13,573 million euros and adjusted operating profit of 1,364 million euros.