Thread Sealant suits HVAC applications.
October 30, 2007 -
Offering smooth consistency, Tuf-Set(TM) blue pipe-thread sealant stays flexible to resist vibrations and thermal expansions or contractions found in HVAC industry. Product has no PTFE or heavy metals, and can be used on all metal and most plastic pipe connections. Able to withstand temperatures from -40 to 400°F and liquid pressures to 10,000 psid, Tuf-Set is non-seizing to allow disassembly and corrosion inhibiting for sealing wide variety of chemicals.
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Anti-Seize Technology Industries, Inc.
2345 N. 17th Ave.
Franklin Park, IL, 60131
Company Offers Premium Tuf and Sof Thread Sealants, and Everything In Between
Anti-Seize Technology manufactures some of the toughest and softest setting thread sealants in the industry.
Franklin Park, Illinois-Anti-Seize Technology (AST), a long-time industrial chemical producer has been manufacturing Thread Sealants since their inception in 1971. Along with many other products, AST carries the broadest line of Thread Sealants including brush-on, PTFE Tapes, and anaerobic threadlockers and sealants. Two standout products in the AST line are Tuf-Set(TM) and Sof-Set(TM) thread sealants.
Tuf-Set(TM), one of AST's newest products, is a high-performance HVAC blue pipe-thread sealant. It offers smooth consistency for easy application and is formulated for fast drying to ensure quicker sealing time. Tuf-Set is formulated to stay flexible in order to resist vibrations and thermal expansions or contractions as found in the HVAC industry. It has no PTFE, no heavy metals such as lead or cadmium, and can be used on all metal and most plastic pipe connections.
Sof-Set(TM), a long-time success for AST, is a semi-smooth, easily-applied, thread-sealing compound formulated with special ingredients to provide superior sealing to a variety of liquids and gases. Sof-Set is non-petroleum based with a high-solids content that firms up after application to further promote a lasting quality seal.
Known for their customer service and for their "You don't have to pay for the name" ad campaign, AST delivers high-quality products at reasonable prices. Their line of 17+ Thread Sealants includes products with PTFE performance, UL Classified, NSF Registered, and FDA Approved credentials, hydraulic formulated sealants, non-hardening and non-grit formulas, hard-and-soft-sealing products, Poly-Temp Tapes, and Anaerobic threadlockers and sealants.
AST's Website (www.antiseize.com) offers detailed descriptions of each product in an easy-to-navigate format. AST products serve many industries and a wide range of uses. In addition to Thread Sealants, other product lines include anti-seize compounds, lubricants, penetrants, threadlockers, protectants, instant-gasket products, and cleaners.
Tuf-Set(TM) and Sof-Set Product Specifics
TUF-SET(TM) Pipe Thread Sealant
Features and Benefits:
o HVAC blue color
o Dries quickly, stays firm but flexible
o Corrosion inhibiting, seals a wide variety of chemicals
o Non-seizing to allow easy disassembly
o Non-toxic, no heavy metal fillers
Temperature/Pressure Range: Withstands temperatures -40° to 400°F (-40° to 204°C) and pressures up to 10,000 psi (liquid).
Applications: Suitable for use with potable water, drain and waste, natural gas, steam, propane, butane, kerosene and similar fuels, gasoline, oil, mineral spirits, ammonia, all common refrigerants, refrigeration oils, ref. compressed air, industrial gases, welding gases, etc. Designed for use in the Heating, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, as well as other commercial, industrial, and residential plumbing applications. Available In: 9 different-size containers
SOF-SET(TM) General Purpose Pipe Thread Sealant
Features and Benefits:
o Dries to a soft set
o Corrosion inhibiting
o Non-seizing to allow disassembly
o Non-metallic solids
o May be applied to newly cut hot threads
Temperature/Pressure Ranges: Withstands temperatures to 400ºF (204ºC) and pressures to 10,000 psi (liquid), 2,600 psi (gas).
Applications: Threaded connections for water, steam, LP and natural gas, refrigerants, fuel oils, hydraulic oil, diluted acids, and caustics. Use on all metal and PVC threaded pipe connections found in industrial, commercial, and residential systems.
Available In: 7 different-size containers