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PERMATEX® GEL SQUEEZE™ THREADLOCKERS
09/04/2007

GEL THREADLOCKERS NOW AVAILABLE IN CONVENIENT SQUEEZE DISPENSER FOR EASY APPLICATION

DANVERS, MA — Permatex® GEL SQUEEZE™ Threadlockers from ITW Devcon prevent fastener loosening and failure commonly caused by vibration and shock. Permatex Gel Threadlockers flow easily into threads, even in blind holes, and cure in the absence of air once confined between close-fitting metal surfaces. They cure at room temperature without cracking or shrinking and withstand service temperatures from ­65° to 300° F.

GEL SQUEEZE™ Threadlockers are the newest addition to Permatex’s unique line of single-component, anaerobic threadlocker gels, which includes the popular GEL TWIST™. The convenient new no-mess, no-waste, 5-gram GEL SQUEEZE™ applicator provides pinpoint flow control, and the gels stay put, even on vertical, inverted, and hard-to-reach surfaces. They will not "glob" or flake like messy, wasteful, solid-stick threadlockers, nor will they run, drip, or spill like traditional liquid threadlockers.

Permatex® Medium Strength BLUE GEL SQUEEZE™ is an all-purpose threadlocker for threaded assemblies ¼" to 1" in diameter. Ideal for nut-and-bolt applications and removable with hand tools for easy disassembly, it typically exhibits 115/53 in-lbs of break/prevail torque.

Permatex® High Strength RED GEL SQUEEZE™ is formulated for heavy-duty applications such as threaded assemblies 3/8" to 1" or more in diameter. Ideal for permanently locking studs, it requires heat or special tools for removal and typically exhibits 175/230 in-lbs of break/prevail torque.

The most reliable way to lock and seal threaded fasteners of all shapes and sizes, either before or after assembly, Permatex® GEL SQUEEZE Threadlockers are superior to conventional lock washers, nylon inserts, and other mechanical devices because they secure the entire fastener assembly against loosening from vibration and shock. They are NSF-registered for use in food processing facilities.

For more information, contact: David Bongiorni, Market Director, ITW Devcon, 30 Endicott Street, Danvers, MA 01923, Toll-Free: 1-800-933-8266, TEL: (978) 777-1100, FAX: (978) 774-0516, www.devcon.com.