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3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Threadlocker TL43

  • Prevents nuts and bolts from loosening with vibration
  • Fills and seals threads completely to help prevent corrosion, rust, and leaks
  • Eliminates the need for lock washers and other locking components
  • Long open time anaerobic adhesive cures quickly
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Specifications
Adhesive Type
Anaerobic
Applications
Equipment Maintenance, Metal Repair and Maintenance, Small Joint Assembly
Brand
Scotch-Weld™
Breakaway Torque Strength
110 to 220 Pound
Colour
Blue
Flashpoint
>=212 Degree Fahrenheit
Full Cure
24 Hours @ 72 F (22 C)
Industries
Appliance, Construction, General Industrial, Metalworking, Military and Government, MRO, Signage, Specialty Vehicle, Transportation, Woodworking
Maximum Operating Temperature (Celsius)
149 Degree Celsius
Maximum Operating Temperature (Fahrenheit)
300 Degree Fahrenheit
Physical Form
Liquid
Prevailing Torque Strength
40 to 130 Pound
Product Form
Bottle
Product Type
Thread locker
Removability
Removable with hand tools
Shelf Life in Months (from date of manufacture)
12
Storage Temperature
72 Degree Fahrenheit, 72 F (22 C)
Substrate
Metal (Unpainted)
Substrate 1
Metal (Unpainted)
Substrate 2
Metal (Unpainted)
Units per Case
1, 10, 2
Viscosity
Self-Leveling
Viscosity Range (cps) at Room Temperature
2,500-4,000
Details
  • Prevents nuts and bolts from loosening with vibration
  • Fills and seals threads completely to help prevent corrosion, rust, and leaks
  • Eliminates the need for lock washers and other locking components
  • Long open time anaerobic adhesive cures quickly
  • Helps keep production equipment up and running

3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Threadlocker TL43 provides vibration, corrosion, and shock resistance for fasteners in assembled form. This blue anaerobic adhesive is dispensed as a single-component, medium viscosity product. This medium-removal torque anaerobic adhesive offers a long open time and cures quickly in the absence of air when parts are assembled.

Our 3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Threadlocker TL43 hardens and seals threaded assemblies to resist vibration and prevent loosening or leakage of secured fasteners. Applying this adhesive to fasteners before tightening, helps seal out moisture and prevents corrosion. Application is fast and easy with just a targeted squeeze of the bottle. The anaerobic formulation bonds to oily metal parts, nuts, and bolts, and begins to cure quickly into a polymer that seals, secures, and retains. An activator can be used for even faster cure or larger gap sizes. The medium-strength adhesive loosens when needed with regular hand tools. Our 3M™ Scotch-Weld™ Threadlocker TL43 is effective for locking, vibration resistance, sealing, and bonding threaded assemblies. Places where it is useful include machine tool access bolts, hydraulic system bolts, gear box/driveshaft bolts, bearing cover cap screws, countersunk screws, and conveyor roller bolts.

Suggested Applications

  • Threadlocking of screws, bolts and nuts
  • Designed to cure and seal threaded assembles for a wide range of applications
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