[sdiy] Loctite

Loscha loscha at gmail.com
Tue Jul 11 14:20:14 CEST 2023


Thank you for the responses.

One thing I didn't clarify in my original post is that this is for one
piece of equipment from the 70s only that has been repaired and will be
being sold back into the 2nd hand market, not for a run of products.

Which is why I thought loctite as a one off would do.

/Edward

On Tue, 11 Jul 2023 at 21:52, <rburnett at richieburnett.co.uk> wrote:

> I agree with Mike.  Go with anti-tamper seals/stickers that are designed
> for the job.  Loctite can be removed with heat, and then replaced with
> another drop of loctite so doesn't do much to prevent tampering.
>
> -Richie,
>
>
> On 2023-07-11 12:40, Mike Bryant wrote:
> > Or just get some printed vinyl stickers from Aliexpress that say
> > "Warranty void if removed".  Big companies do it so no reason you
> > shouldn't.
> >
> > -------------------------
> >
> > From: Synth-diy <synth-diy-bounces at synth-diy.org> on behalf of Loscha
> > via Synth-diy <synth-diy at synth-diy.org>
> > Sent: 11 July 2023 11:49
> > To: Synth DIY <synth-diy at synth-diy.org>
> > Subject: [sdiy] Loctite
> >
> > Evening all.
> >
> > I want to use Loctite to mark some screws on a case that will indicate
> > if it's been opened or not.
> > 4 screws that are sitting inside cupped washers that are sitting on
> > vinyl.
> > It's on the base of a big box guitar effect unit.
> >
> > Does anyone have any experience with modern loctite?
> > There are 3 versions available - Low Strength, Medium Strength and
> > High Strength.
> >
> > It doesn't need to seal permanently, it just need to stay on basically
> > so someone can't buy the thing, futz around inside it, and then return
> > it claiming it doesn't work. I'm being a bit over protective, but,
> > it's an expensive item, and I feel that $15aud to buy loctite is a
> > good investment for this and other projects.
> >
> > Regards,
> >  / Edward
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