Hand Pump precisely dispenses instant adhesives.

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Weighing less than 10 oz, Loctite® CA Volumetric Hand Pump helps reduce waste in manufacturing processes that involve hand-dispensed cyanoacrylates. There are 6 preset shot sizes and adjustable range of 0.009-0.002 g of adhesive that prevent overdosing and underdosing. Sealed hand pump connection to bottle stops air and moisture from entering system, preventing instant adhesive from solidifying and increasing its working life.

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Hand Pump Precisely and Repeatedly Dispenses Instant Adhesives

Loctite® CA Volumetric Hand Pump Prevents Over- and Under-Dosing Adhesives

ROCKY HILL, Conn. -- To improve quality and reduce waste associated with manufacturing processes that rely on hand-dispensed instant adhesives, Henkel Corporation has introduced the Loctite® CA Volumetric Hand Pump. Weighing less than 10 ounces, this hand-held dispenser ensures precise and repeated dispensing of Loctite® brand instant adhesives (cyanoacrylates).

Requiring no pneumatics, battery or electric power, the new hand pump offers six pre-set shot sizes and an adjustable range of 0.009 to 0.002 grams of adhesive. This volumetric dispenser ensures that the adhesive never over- or under-doses for an application, resulting in minimized adhesive waste and improved end-product quality. The sealed hand pump connection to the bottle stops air and moisture from entering the system, preventing the instant adhesive from solidifying and increasing its working life.

The Loctite® CA Volumetric Hand Pump is designed to dispense from either 20-gram or 1-ounce bottles of Loctite® instant adhesives. The pump's easy-pull trigger and lightweight, ergonomic design minimize hand fatigue experienced during priming and dispensing. The unit measures 7.5 x 7.75 x 2.5 inches and weighs just 282 grams.

For more information on the Loctite® CA Volumetric Hand Pump, call 1-800-LOCTITE, or visit the equipment page at www.instant.loctite.com.

Henkel operates worldwide with leading brands and technologies in three business areas: Laundry & Home Care, Cosmetics/Toiletries, and Adhesive Technologies. Founded in 1876, Henkel holds globally leading market positions both in the consumer and industrial businesses with well-known brands such as Persil, Schwarzkopf and Loctite. Henkel employs about 48,000 people and reported sales of $20.07 billion and adjusted operating profit of $2.27 billion in fiscal 2010. Henkel's preferred shares are listed in the German stock index DAX and the company ranks among the Fortune Global 500.

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