Thread Treatment Products come in semi-solid stick form.

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Loctite® Thread Treatment Sticks, suited for industrial maintenance programs, consist of threadlocking, thread sealing, and anti-seize products. Portable products include Loctite® 248 medium-strength, blue threadlocker; Loctite® 268 high-strength, red threadlocker; Loctite® 561 PST® pipe sealant with PTFE; Loctite® C5-A® copper-based anti-seize; and Loctite® Silver Grade anti-seize. Sticks deliver performance characteristics of liquids, but do not leak or drip.



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Henkel Loctite Introduces Thread Treatment Technology in Semi-Solid Stick Form



Rocky Hill, Conn. - June 11, 2003. They're neat. They're clean. They couldn't be easier to carry or apply. And they're designed to simplify and improve industrial maintenance programs. Henkel Loctite Corporation introduces Loctite® Thread Treatment Sticks, a line of threadlocking, thread sealing, and anti-seize products in semi-solid stick form.

Convenient and portable, the Thread Treatment Stick line includes five products: Loctite® 248 medium strength blue threadlocker, Loctite® 268 high strength red threadlocker, Loctite® 561 PST® pipe sealant with PTFE, Loctite® C5-A® copper based anti-seize, and Loctite® Silver Grade anti-seize. All Thread Treatment Sticks deliver the same proven performance characteristics of liquids, but will not leak or drip and can be easily carried in a pocket or stored in a toolbox.

With easy-to-identify color-coded caps, the new Thread Treatment Sticks are designed to complement their liquid counterparts. Thread Treatment Sticks offer greater flexibility in overhead or hard-to-reach applications, on components that cannot be moved, and for pretreating bolts.

Patented worldwide and available only from Henkel Loctite, these are the first chemical threadlocking and thread sealing products in a semi-solid form. In 2003, Henkel Loctite Corporation is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the invention of anaerobic technology by Loctite founder Professor Vernon Krieble.

For more information on the Loctite® Thread Treatment Stick line, call 1.800.LOCTITE or visit the company's Web site at www.loctite.com.

Since 1997, Henkel Loctite Corporation, formerly Loctite Corporation, headquartered in Dusseldorf, Germany, has been part of the Henkel Group. It operates in markets as diverse as electronics, automotive, aerospace, biomedical and general industry. Henkel is a leader in consumer brands and technologies. The branded business sectors are Laundry & Home Care, Cosmetics/Toiletries and Consumer and Craftsmen Adhesives. Henkel Technologies is the world market leader in Industrial Adhesives and Surface Technologies. The three systems businesses - Henkel Industrial Adhesives and Sealants, Loctite Engineering Adhesives and Henkel Surface Technologies - supported by their worldwide presence and strong technology base, are the pillars of Henkel Technologies' success. In Laundry & Home Care and in Cosmetics/Toiletries, Henkel holds a leading position in Europe. "Henkel - A Brand like a Friend": With strong brands and advanced technologies of superior quality and value Henkel makes people's lives easier, better and more beautiful. The company operates in more than 75 countries. In the first quarter of 2003, Henkel Group generated sales of 2.3 billion euros and an operating profit (EBIT) of 168 million euros. A total of 48,515 employees work for Henkel on a worldwide basis.

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