The eight most common threadlocking mistakes made by technicians

April 6, 2017

Threadlockers are one of the all-time great technician helpers. They hold nuts and bolts in place to help ensure the quality of the repair, and they keep fasteners locked in place through heavy vibration, shock, and temperature cycling to help assure that your repair stays repaired.

Whether you’re a pro or a novice, you’ve probably used threadlockers for as long as you’ve been doing repairs. They’re "standard issue" in most every toolbox and garage. While you may know the basics of how to use threadlockers, there are a number of common mistakes people make when using them that can lead to incomplete holding power and issues down the line.

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