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At Henkel, we manufacture and market more than just quality products, we also provide high performance repair solutions for mechanical, OES, and collision repair applications. We know the challenges facing vehicle repair professionals. Being industry and application experts across manufacturing industries worldwide, we work closely with our customers and partners to create sustainable value for all stakeholders – with trusted brands and high-impact solutions based on an unmatched technology portfolio.
Our automotive aftermarket product solutions include more than 500 specifications, many of which are OEM-approved, of Loctite adhesives, gasketing materials, threadlockers, and sealants. These solutions are preferred around the world by automotive experts for more than 65 years. Our goal is your goal: faster repair times, reduced downtime, reliable repairs, and extended vehicle life, all while maintaining high safety standards.
Your Trusted Partner for Gasketing Solutions
The need for high-performing and reliable gasketing sealant materials to keep processes running smoothly is essential. Leaks or unintended fluid intrusion lead to downtime, work stoppages, and increased cost. However, high-quality gasketing sealant materials prevent leakage or the intrusion of fluids or gases by completely filling the space between the flange surfaces. To ensure that the seal remains intact and leak-free, the gasket must to be resistant to the fluid or gas it is sealing. It must also withstand the joint’s application temperature, pressure, and any micromovement.
Henkel’s industry-leading experts have made it their mission to produce high-quality gasketing sealant solutions that meet individual needs. Henkel knows that finding the right gasketing solutions isn’t always easy. That is why Henkel has set out to demonstrate how its LOCTITE® brand of adhesives materials are there to prevent leaks/fluid intrusion, reduce costs, and make it easy to get the job done right.
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518™ Gasket Maker / Flange Sealant
LOCTITE 518 is a medium-strength, general purpose gasketing product with excellent contamination tolerance. Ideal for use on casted iron, steel and aluminum flanges.