3M TL42 Rite-Lok Threadlocker Datasheet 3M TL42 Rite-Lok Threadlocker

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  • Description for 3M TL42 Rite-Lok Threadlocker

    A one component anaerobic adhesive that cure and seal threaded assemblies is a general purpose, removable with hand tools, medium strength threadlocker ideal for machine tool access bolts, and hydraulic system bolts.

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    Application Type Bond, Seal, Threadlock
    1 Part or 2 Part 1 Part
    Material Form Liquid (Before Cure)
    Substrate Commercial aluminum (Active Fast cure) , Copper (Active Fast cure) , Inconel (Inactive Slow cure), Stainless Steel (Inactive Slow cure), Nickel (Active Fast cure) , Iron (Active Fast cure) , Bronze (Active Fast cure) , Brass (Active Fast cure) , Manganese (Active Fast cure) , Monel (Active Fast cure) , Kovar (Active Fast cure) , Silver (Inactive Slow cure), Cadmium (Inactive Slow cure), Zinc (Inactive Slow cure), Magnesium (Inactive Slow cure), Chemical black oxide (Inactive Slow cure), Gold (Inactive Slow cure), Galvanized steel (Inactive Slow cure), Magnetite Steel (Inactive Slow cure), Plated parts (Inactive Slow cure), Anodized Aluminum (Inactive Slow cure), Galvanized steel (Inactive Slow cure), Pure aluminum (Inactive Slow cure)
    Industry Gear box, Machine tool access bolts, General Purpose, Hydraulic system bolts, Hydraulic system bolts, Conveyor roller bolts, Bearing cover cap screws, Driveshaft bolts, Countersunk screws
    Manufacturer 3M
    Chemistry Dimethacrylate
    Cure Method Anaerobic
    Cure Temperature (°C) 20 to 25
    Cure Time (min) 1,440, 1,440
    Viscosity (cPs) 800 to 1,600
    Fluorescent Fluorescence
    Color Blue
    Torque (psi) 70 to 200 (in.lb), 20 to 200 (in.lb)
    High Temperature Resistance (°C) 149
    Low Temperature Resistance (°C) -54
    Key Specifications Mil-Spec (United States Military Standard): MIL-S-46163A

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Viscosity Test Methods
Viscosity Test Method
800 to 1,600 cPs Uncured, Brookfield Viscometer spindle #3 at 20 rpm
High Temperature Resistance Test Methods
High Temperature Resistance Test Method
149°C Cured
Low Temperature Resistance Test Methods
Low Temperature Resistance Test Method
-54°C Cured