Industrial threadlockers come in two basic categories: inert or reactive threadlockers. These products are important in a wide variety of industries and applications where bolts, screws, and other threaded assemblies mustn’t work loose over time. The threadlocker you choose will affect the locking strength of the fastener, as well as the ease with which the assembly can be disassembled. Electronic Fasteners, located in Canton, MA, can help you in choosing the threadlocker with the specific properties required for your application to ensure that your threaded assemblies will stay secure and safe.
Characteristics of industrial threadlockers:
- Inert: Also known as prevailing torque threadlockers, uses mechanical force to create a secure fastening lock, resistant to vibration and shock-related slippages. Typically incorporates a nylon sleeve, plug, or pellet to provide locking power.
- Reactive: Uses a chemical compound as an adhesive to hold critical parts together. A strong chemical bond is formed by epoxy or other curative adhesives while also sealing fastening points from gas or liquid leaks.
Depending on the adhesive material used, it can be applied to either the male or female part of the fastening components or both. The science behind industrial threadlockers involves multiple compounds, requiring the best possible product for the task. When liquid threadlockers cure, they form a polymer chain that works its way into every little component crack and imperfection. Friction increases when the adhesive fills all the microscopic gaps between the threads, and they fully lock and seal the threaded assemblies. This means no leaks, no rust, and a lot of safety.
If you’re looking for industrial threadlockers, Electronic Fasteners stocks the complete line of ND Industries threadlockers, including inert and reactive threadlockers. To learn more about how you can benefit from using threadlockers in your business, visit our website or contact us for a quote to get started today. We are here to help with all your needs online or in person.