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R20 and use of threadlockers



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

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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.