Gasketing Material provides synthetic motor oil resistence.

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Low-odor, non-corrosive, non-flammable, and sensor-safe Permatex® Ultra Synthetic RTV Gasket Maker resists chemical properties and prevents leak paths in vehicles with synthetic motor oils. Used as formed-in-place gasket maker or sealant, product provides adhesion and flexibility while maintaining reliable silicone rubber seal. Cured flexible seal, which will not harden, shrink, or crack, exhibits temperature resistance up to 500°F and resists aging, weathering, and thermal cycling.

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New Permatex® Ultra Synthetic RTV Gasket Maker Specially Formulated to Resist Synthetic Motor Oils

- Recommended for use in close tolerance applications and high performance parts -

Hartford, CT… Permatex, a leading innovator in chemical technology for automotive maintenance and repair, has introduced a new advanced formula RTV that is specially designed for use on vehicles with synthetic motor oils. The new Permatex Ultra Synthetic RTV Gasket Maker is formulated to resist the aggressive chemical properties used in today’s synthetic oils and prevent leak paths commonly associated with synthetic oil applications.

Permatex Ultra Synthetic RTV Gasket Maker can be used as either a formed-in-place gasket maker or sealant and is highly recommended for close tolerances and high performance parts. Applications include oil pans, valve covers, oil pumps, timing gear covers, intake manifold end seals, and more.

Permatex Ultra Synthetic RTV Gasket Maker provides excellent adhesion and flexibility, and maintains a tough, reliable silicone rubber seal. It will not harden, shrink or crack. The gasket maker is also low odor, non-corrosive, non-flammable, and sensor safe. When cured, it creates a flexible seal that resists aging, weathering, and thermal cycling. Temperature resistance is up to 500° F.

Permatex is a leading manufacturer, distributor, and marketer of premium chemical products to the automotive maintenance and repair markets. Since 1909, Permatex has been an acknowledged leader in the development of innovative new products and services for the automotive aftermarket. Permatex markets a wide range of products under well-known ITW brand names such as Permatex®, Fast Orange®, Spray Nine®, the Right Stuff®, Gel Twist®, Ultra Bond® and Dr. Bond®, Ultra Cherry®, and Grez-Off®.

Permatex currently operates in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the U.K. and exports products to more than 85 countries around the world. North American operations include Permatex’s headquarters in Hartford, CT, a state-of-the-art manufacturing, distribution, and technical center located in Solon, OH.

Permatex is a division of ITW (Illinois Tool Works Inc.), a US based, NYSE listed corporation, founded in 1912. ITW is a Fortune 200 diversified manufacturing company.

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