How to apply:

LOCTITE 5188

1. PREPARATION

Cleaning

  • Apply LOCTITE SF 7200 on old gasketing adhesive and use a wood or plastic scraper to remove residues. Remove burrs.
  • It is recommended to use LOCTITE SF 7063 to degrease and clean surfaces prior to applying the adhesive.

Activation
If cure speed of is too slow due to passive metals or low temperature (below 5 °C), use activator LOCTITE SF 7240 or LOCTITE SF 7649 (see cure speed vs. activator graph in the TDS).

2. APPLICATION

  • Apply as a continuous closed bead onto one flange surface. Place the bead close to the inner rim of the flange and encircle all holes.
  • Small scratches can be filled by the adhesive.
  • Can also be applied by roller onto large flanges.

Equipment
Recommended dispensing equipment: IDH 363544 or IDH 142240

3. ASSEMBLY

Assemble flanges and tighten bolts as soon as possible.

4. DISASSEMBLY

  • Disassemble bolts with standard hand tools.
  • Use jacking-screws, cast-on bosses or recesses to lift flanges apart.
  • For corroded or seized parts, use LOCTITE LB 8040.