How to apply:

LOCTITE 243

1. PREPARATION

Cleaning
It is recommended to use LOCTITE SF 7063 to degrease and clean surfaces prior to applying the adhesive.

 

Activation
If cure speed is too slow due to passive metals (stainless steal, aluminum and plated 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 liquid threadlocker on the engagement area.

Through hole:
Assemble bolt first and then apply threadlocker. Apply nut and tighten to correct torque.

Blind hole:
Apply into lower third of blind hole.

Post assembly:
Assemble nut and bolt, dispense product at the edge of nut and bolt.

Equipment
Recommended dispensing equipment: IDH 608966 or IDH 88631.

3. ASSEMBLY

  • Assemble and tighten.
  • If several bolts are being assembled, torque them down to the correct value within the fixture time of the product or use a slow curing product.

4. DISASSEMBLY

  • Disassemble with standard hand tools.
  • For corroded or seized parts use LOCTITE LB 8040.
  • If not possible, apply localised heat to approximately 250 °C, disassemble while hot.