11/16/2010, Rocky Hill, Conn.
New Potting Material Withstands Exposure to Harsh Chemicals
|Adhesive Technologies – Industrial North America|
Loctite® Epoxy Potting Compound Meets New UL-674 Requirements for Explosion-Proof Motors
Henkel developed this new potting material in anticipation of the December 11, 2010, implementation of revised UL-674 requirements for potting and sealing compounds used in hazardous locations.
Used to pot and seal wire conduits, Loctite® E-40EXP™ isolates the electric motor from hazardous vapors and chemicals that could cause an explosion. Clean and fast-curing, Loctite® E-40EXP™ can be used in any size fitting, potting or sealing application. The material will not expand and experiences very little shrinkage, facilitating accurate dispensing.
Loctite® E-40EXP™ is available either in user-friendly 2:1 static mix cartridges for easy dispensing or in bulk for high volume applications. This material cures in approximately 2 hours at room temperature and contains no carcinogens, ensuring worker safety.
In addition to motor applications, Loctite® E-40EXP™ is suitable for assembling or repairing pumps, fans, lighting, electrical connectors, sensors, and probes, or whenever chemical resistance or explosion-proof seals are required.
For more information on new Loctite® E-40EXP™ Epoxy Potting Compound, go to www.henkelna.com/industrial. For technical assistance, call 1-800-LOCTITE (800-562-8483).
Henkel operates worldwide with leading brands and technologies in three business areas: Laundry & Home Care, Cosmetics/Toiletries and Adhesive Technologies. Founded in 1876, Henkel holds globally leading market positions both in the consumer and industrial businesses with well-known brands such as Persil, Schwarzkopf and Loctite. Henkel employs about 50,000 people and reported sales of $18.86 billion and adjusted operating profit of $1.84 billion in fiscal 2009. Henkel’s preferred shares are listed in the German stock index DAX and the company ranks among the Fortune Global 500.