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Oil-Tolerant Anaerobic Adhesives can cure through contaminants.

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December 18, 2013 - Formulated as wax-like, semi-solid adhesives packaged in self-feeding stick applicator, Loctite® 248™ Medium Strength Blue and Loctite® 268™ High Strength Red Threadlocker Sticks securely lock and seal threaded assemblies, fill gaps between threads, and prevent corrosion. These anaerobic threadlocker sticks can be used on oil-contaminated surfaces without requiring primers or accelerators and will not leak or drip when carried in pocket, stored in toolbox, or used in overhead applications.

Henkel Corporation

One Henkel Way, Rocky Hill, CT, 06067, USA

Original Press Release

Henkel Formulates Primerless, Oil Tolerant Loctite® Threadlocker Sticks to Cure through Contaminants

Press release date: December 12, 2013

Medium and High-Strength Anaerobic Adhesives Available in Self-Feeding Stick Applicators

Rocky Hill, Conn. -- Henkel Corporation has upgraded two Loctite® anaerobic threadlocker sticks to deliver advanced performance on oil-contaminated surfaces without requiring primers or accelerators. Formulated as wax-like, semi-solid adhesives packaged in a self-feeding stick applicator, Loctite® 248™ and Loctite® 268™ Threadlocker Sticks are designed to securely lock and seal threaded assemblies, fill gaps between threads and prevent corrosion. Delivering the same proven performance as liquid threadlockers, these convenient and portable products will not leak or drip when carried in a pocket, stored in a toolbox or used in an overhead application.

When Loctite® 248™ Medium Strength Blue Threadlocker Stick is applied to a threaded fastener, it can be disassembled using hand tools. This anaerobic adhesive is typically used for machine tools, presses, pumps, compressors, mounting bolts and gear boxes that require maintenance or servicing.

Loctite® 268™ High Strength Red Threadlocker Stick can be removed with localized heat and hand tools. Designed for more permanent, heavy duty applications, this adhesive is typically used on heavy equipment, suspension bolts, bearing cap bolts and studs, and motor, transmission or pump mounts.

For additional information and to request a sample, visit www.henkelna.com/sticks or call 1-800-LOCTITE (800-562-8483).

Henkel operates worldwide with leading brands and technologies in three business areas: Laundry & Home Care, Beauty Care and Adhesive Technologies. Founded in 1876, Henkel holds leading global market positions in consumer and industrial businesses with well-known brands such as Persil®, Schwarzkopf® and Loctite®. Henkel employs about 47,000 people, and has reported sales of $21.13 billion with adjusted operating profit of $2.98 billion in fiscal 2012. Henkel's preferred shares are listed in the German stock index DAX.

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Henkel Corporation
Engineering Adhesives
One Henkel Way
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
Tel: 1-800-LOCTITE (562-8483)
Tel: 860-571-5100
www.henkelna.com/industrial

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