A Quick Question

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Duncan Wilkie
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A Quick Question

Post by Duncan Wilkie » Mon Jan 08, 2018 3:15 am

Is Loctite 290 (or similar) acceptable on NPT at foreline pressures?
Some say the glass is half full. Others see it as half empty. I say it is twice as big as it needs to be.

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Re: A Quick Question

Post by ian_krase » Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:05 am


Alternatively you can use Torr Seal (aka Hysol 1C) which is good to at least 10E-5.

Jerry Biehler
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Re: A Quick Question

Post by Jerry Biehler » Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:37 am

Teflon tape usually works at foreline pressures.

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