ASI Threadlocker Information and Guide
An Overview of the ASI Threadlocker Products
Out with the old and in with the new! We are pleased to announce that we have added some of the most popular ASI Threadlockers to Gluegun.com. Threadlockers are available in several strengths, from removable to permanent seals. Threadlockers are single component, solvent free adhesives, known as anaerobics, which cure in the absence of air and when in the presence of metal ions.
Torque Threadlockers from Adhesive Systems Inc. are made to lock and seal threaded fasteners in your assembly application. These threadlockers are used a wide variety applications from electrical devices to heavy duty industrial equipment. Reduce your production cost while increasing the strength of your product assembly, check out our anaerobic adhesives.
Benefits of ASI Threadlockers
- Lock nuts & bolts in place against vibration and thermal expansion
- Works as a lubricant
- High chemical resistance
- Seals against leakage and corrosion
- Reduce or eliminate fastener fatigue
Why are threadlockers better than the regular mechanical locking devices?
Well it's simple really, they perform better and don't exhibit the the shortcomings of mechanical locking devices like nylon nuts, split washers, etc.(Tweet This)
Shortcomings of Mechanical Locking Devices
- They do not seal the threads
- Prone to rust
- Loosen under vibration, thermal expansion and or improper torque
Why are ASI threadlockers different colors?
Just a little secret for everyone at home, majority of all threadlocks follow the same color scheme. Making it easy to identify what type you are using.
Purple- Low strength threadlockers
Blue- Medium strength threadlockers
Red- High strength threadlockers
Green- Penetrating threadlockers
Questions about what threadlocker is right for you? Please let us know about your application in the comments or give us a call 855-437-7700.