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Henkel’s Latest Range of Loctite® Instant Adhesives Maintain High Bond Strength at 250°F

Published on 2012-10-15. Author : SpecialChem

Rocky Hill, Conn. -- The newest surface insensitive Loctite® Instant Adhesives from Henkel Corporation maintain their bond strength in operating temperatures as high as 250°F, yet fixture in just 15 seconds or less. Loctite® 401™, Loctite® 406™, Loctite® 495™ and Loctite® 454™ surface insensitive instant adhesives rival the temperature resistance of epoxies and acrylics and are designed to meet the needs of high speed assembly processes.

Loctite® 401™, Loctite® 406™, Loctite® 495™ and Loctite® 454™ instant adhesives cure rapidly on dry or acidic surfaces and in low humidity environments. These surface insensitive formulations bond reliably to a wide variety of substrates including steel, aluminum, ABS, PVC, polycarbonate, nitrile rubber, chromateplated parts, paper, balsa wood and more.

Offering shear strengths to 3200 psi, Loctite® 401™ is a medium-viscosity, general-purpose cyanoacrylate adhesive that fills gaps to 0.005 inches, while Loctite® 406™ is a water-thin wicking grade adhesive designed to fill gaps as small as 0.004 inches. Loctite® 495™ is a low-viscosity grade specifically formulated to fill gaps as large as 0.004 inches. Ideal for porous surfaces, Loctite® 454™ is a non-drip gel that fills gaps to 0.010 inches, while maintaining shear strength to 3200 psi. Henkel has created a detailed product brochure and website to provide information on the complete Loctite® Instant Adhesive line.

About Henkel

Henkel operates worldwide with leading brands and technologies in three business areas: Laundry & Home Care, Beauty Care and Adhesive Technologies. Founded in 1876, Henkel holds globally leading market positions both in the consumer and industrial businesses with well-known brands such as Persil, Schwarzkopf and Loctite. Henkel employs about 47,000 people and reported sales of $21.7 billion and adjusted operating profit of $2.8 billion in fiscal 2011. Henkel's preferred shares are listed in the German stock index DAX.

Source: Henkel

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