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R20 and use of threadlockers


10300A
23-Sep-2023

<R20>

is the use of commercially available threadlocker (i.e. loctite blue) legal for use in securing nuts and bolts?

Answered by committee
4-Oct-2023

Commercially-available threadlocker, including Loctite blue, is made legal for limited uses by clause F of rule <R15>:

Mechanical fasteners may be secured using Loctite or a similar thread-locking product. This may ONLY be used for securing hardware, such as screws and nuts.