LOCTITE® thread sealant is the ultimate solution for users looking for a fast, reliable, and cost-effective method to seal threaded connections. This solution is a popular choice with engineers, mechanics, and technicians worldwide, especially in the food and beverage or packaging industry.
LOCTITE 577 thread sealant in particular comes with various unique selling points to the customer. This medium-strength, low pressure solution is specifically designed to provide a leak-proof seal that has excellent resistance to fuel, oil, and other common industrial fluids. In the food and beverage/packaging industry, this is indispensable, especially due to its food-safe qualities.
This ensures the solution will be completely safe if it comes into contact with food and beverage products in particular. Its excellent resistance is essential in the food and beverage industry as some of these chemicals may be acidic, alkaline, or contain water.
One of the key benefits of using LOCTITE 577 thread sealant is its fast-curing time, effectively working on active and inactive metals. Unlike other sealants that can take days to cure, this solution sets in under 24 hours, allowing the user to get back to work in no time. This makes LOCTITE 577 thread sealant a perfect solution for quick repairs where time is a factor.
This solution is also highly durable, withstanding temperatures up to 150 degrees. In the food and beverage/packaging industry, many applications require high-temperature processing, which can cause traditional thread sealants to break down or fail. LOCTITE’s special formulation ensures it is an effective solution to this type of industry.
It also has effective resistance to vibration, shock, and pressure, ensuring that connections stay locked in and leak free.
Another effective benefit is its ease of use. This sealant comes in a convenient tube that can be easily applied to threads quickly, making it simple and straightforward to use.
One of the standout features of LOCTITE 577 thread sealant is its versatility. It can be used on a wide range of materials, including stainless steel, aluminium, and brass. This makes it ideal for fuel transport along various types of metal pipes, and the perfect choice for industries looking for an all-encompassing reliable thread sealant.
Peace of mind is another huge plus with this solution. Knowing that the user’s connections are sealed and leak free can save time, money, and stress in the long run. The Loctite 577 thread sealant is AGA Gas & AS/NZS 4020 Water approved in Australia. Customers can rest assured that this thread sealant meets quality and safety standards in the gas and water sector.
Whether the user is working on a car engine, a plumbing system or on an industrial machine, this solution will tick all of these boxes.
Overall, LOCTITE 577 thread sealant’s key benefits make it ideal for a wide range of sealing applications, especially in the food and beverage/packaging industry. Henkel’s full range of high‑performance solutions are available to customers through their local Motion branch. Representatives are available to conduct site inspections and assess the most appropriate products and applications for specific business needs.
• Highly durable, withstanding high temperatures
• Versatility in working on all metals
• Effective chemical resistance and food/beverage safe
• Fully DVGW approved for peace of mind