Threadlocking and Thread Sealing Threaded Joints
Threadlocking / Thread Sealing Application Method A-104


This method pertains to the application and assembly of SAF-T-LOK products for threadlocking and or the sealing of threaded joints. The procedure is to be used when assembling threaded metal parts, using SAF-T-LOK threadlockers or sealing products.

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Threadlocker and or Threadsealant Application


  1. Solvent clean the parts of any contamination. Use Primer if parts must go back in service promptly.
  2. Apply the sealing compound to the male threads. Apply to the root or 3 or 4 of the threads of the bolt where the nut will rest when assembled.
  3. Assemble the joints to the required torque. Do not over tighten.
  4. The assembled parts will be low pressure sealed within one hour. A full cure will occur within 24 hours (or 4 hours with Primer).


Application Methods for Threadlockers, Thread Sealants,
Penetrating and Porosity Sealants.

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Application Method for Pre-Assembled Threaded Joints Application Method for Sealing Threaded Joints Application Method for Porosity Sealing

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