[sdiy] Loctite

Oren Leavitt obl64 at ix.netcom.com
Tue Jul 11 15:59:18 CEST 2023


I see torque seal orange (or similar product) used a lot on nut and 
bolts on roller coasters at theme parks.

- Oren

On 7/11/23 9:44 AM, Mr&MrsAccount wrote:
> Google: torque seal orange. This is a "paint" that can be put on a 
> screw (or pot) to mark if it has ben tampered.
> It dries to a brittle coating that will crack off if touched. I used 
> to use it for warranty issues, Surprised it is still availble.
> If you don't tell "joe and his dog" where you got it, it would be hard 
> to duplicate.  Most would think it's just weird color nail
> polish.
> Harry
>
>     ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>     *From: *René <synth at schmitzbits.de>
>     *To: *synth-diy <synth-diy at synth-diy.org>
>     *Date: *Tuesday, 11 July 2023 8:20 AM EDT
>     *Subject: *Re: [sdiy] Loctite
>
>     But then, Joe Average and his dog, can get replacement stickers at
>     Aliexpress too.
>
>
>     Am 11.07.2023 um 13:52 schrieb rburnett at richieburnett.co.uk:
>     > 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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