Loctite red threadlocker is compatible with metal materials with a 24 hr cure time. Delivers great performance with tensile strength of psi. Minimum to. We recommend using Loctite Red High Strength Threadlocker on fasteners up to ¾” (19mm) in size. It will secure parts that need to. Loctite is designed for the locking and sealing of threaded fasteners. The product cures when confined in the absence of air between close fitting metal.

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This will soften the thermoset plastic in the threadlocker. Once your nut and bolt is heated up, grab your hand wrench and take the assembly apart. It will secure parts that need to withstand heavy shock, vibration, or extreme chemical or environmental conditions.

Depending on your job, you may want to consider using our blue medium strength threadlockerwhich is removable with hand tools, or one of our other formulations. Not sure which one you need? As always, if you have questions about threadlockers, just ask! Mike Oliveira is an Application Engineer for Henkel. His present and previous employment has given him experience in assembly equipment, robotics, and electrical related items.

Mike has used these job related skills to perform general automotive and household repairs. Other posts by Mike Oliveira. Please make sure your comments are respectful and appropriate. All comments will be reviewed by an administrator, lkctite if approved, will then be displayed on the page.

After removing the bolts that have red locker, I want to re-install using blue locker. How do I need to prep for that? I may need to remove 2602 from time to time. If I need to remove the residue from the bolt threads, would I need to somehow remove the residue from the hidden threads as well? Hi Terry, thank you for the question.


A wire brush will take care of prepping the bolt. Small brass brushes work well for cleaning out the female side. Let me know if you have any further questions. I sure hope there is a way to remove a cap bolt without having to heat it! This cap bolt actually two are used to hold down a metal saddle for a sway bar rubber bushing.

How to Remove Loctite Red Threadlocker – Henkel Adhesive Technologies Blog

Any alternatives to heat? Hi Doug, thanks for your question. I will assume red thread locker is being used for this application. Other than heat, the only other way to loosen up the threadlocker is with a strong solvent like MEK. The problem with this method is that the threaded assembly will likely not allow MEK to penetrate very well, and may not work at all because of this.

If the cap bolt is of sufficient size, 6220 may be able to use a breaker bar or an impact gun. That said, you should only use this method if you lkctite confident about the head of the bolt, so not to strip or snap it off leaving a bigger problem. If you are worried about damage to 260 materials when heating with a flame, use a hot soldering iron or soldering gun. My name is Bruce.

Big project inside a Van. Anyhow I have an insert to screw into the head. I Thank You for any assistance that you can give me in resolving this matter at hand.

How to Remove Loctite 2620 Red Threadlocker

Hi Bruce, thank you for your question. We have a few follow up questions to ask in order to make a suggestion. What is the size of the bolts? What are they made of? Do you want a permanent bond or do you want to be able to remove these parts? Will you be able to clean the parts? Are the parts contaminated?


Hi Rob, sorry about that. The link seems to have broken.

Here is the video: Best to simply use a reasonable amount of heat and force to remove the parts. Hi, would res be suitable for gas burner applications. Here is a link to loc-tite video that explains some release methods: Hi, would I be able to remove exhaust bolts with a pneumatic tool?

They have a little bit excess red loc tite on them. Or will this method strip any of my hardware? I am tired of the plugs blowing out of my ford supercrew with 5.

Which loctite should i use on the remaining spark plugs that does not have a insert in them yet? I understand that it is not recommended but after having plugs changed I am blowing one every 1k miles. Your email address will not be published. Please enable JavaScript to submit this form. All About Threadlockers Tags: About the Author, Mike Oliveira.

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