Posts tagged "Threadlockers"

One of the challenges of LED design is the accommodation of not just a primary optic to collect, focus and shape the light produced, but the need to also accommodate secondary optics (those that exist outside the LED package) as well. These include reflector cavities, Fresnel lenses and pillow lenses.  As secondary optics are essential […]

Studs are often used for accurate positioning of auto parts, such as carburetors, water pumps, and manifolds to make the assembly job just a little easier.  Studs assure that carburetors stay perfectly sealed to the intake manifold, and aligned with the gasket or sealing surface to help the assembly remain resistant to loosening from vibration […]

Loctite threadlockers were introduced more than 60 years ago, and set a new standard for reliability and ease of use. They are now commonly used in a wide range of manufacturing industries, from the smallest computer components to the largest heavy-duty construction vehicles.  Threadlockers also play an important role in luminaire design and LED assembly. […]

Locking and sealing nuts and bolts with Loctite® Threadlockers is a popular practice among vehicle repair, but there are a wide variety of other applications that can benefit from threadlocker technology as well.  Below are just a few examples of how Loctite® Threadlockers are being used, ranging from cars and motorcycles to watches and eyeglasses. Scroll […]

Blue Threadlocker Basics

     February 20, 2014

Have you ever questioned which Loctite® Medium Strength Blue Threadlocker to use? Did you even know there are multiple kinds? Of all our thread treatment applications, the Medium Strength Blue Threadlockers are the most commonly used. They are removable with standard hand tools on ¼ ” to ¾ ” fasteners, have fast fixture times, and […]

How to Remove Red Threadlocker

     February 13, 2014

It can be difficult removing Loctite® red threadlocker, and it’s a common vehicle maintenance question. While the strength of our red threadlockers is formidable, and meant to be a permanent assembly method – don’t believe the myths… red threadlocker can be disassembled with the right technique. When disassembling red threadlocker the process is a little different than for other threadlockers. […]

Today’s LED lighting devices are expected to reliably perform outdoors and indoors in industrial, commercial, consumer, residential and architectural settings. These lights must stay bright for more than 36,000 hours despite exposure to extreme temperatures, dust, dirt, vibration and even underwater submersion. The core of a white solid state lighting (SSL) luminaire device is the […]