FAQ [Frequently Asked Questions]
Ans: No, WE ARE STRICTLY A SERVICE CENTER. Our customers send us their parts, and we apply the THREAD LOCKER/SEALANTS or coat ZINC FLAKE to them.
Ans: We are a service company. Our customers send us their fasteners or fittings, and we apply THREAD LOCKER/SEALANTS or coat ZINC FLAKE to the parts, eliminating the need for this to be done at the point of assembly.
Ans: Yes, after we process the parts and dry the adhesive, rust preventive oil can be applied over the adhesive.
Ans: The different colors either represent the strength of the product or the temperature rating. Refer to the data sheets on our web page for specifics on each material.
Ans: Yes and a letter of compliance are available on the Website.
Ans: Yes, there are two pre-applied products that have a UL approval for potable water systems. Loctite Dri Loc 204 and Loctite 513.
Ans: Most orders ship within 1-3 days after receipt. HOWEVER WE WILL TRY TO ACCOMMODATE ANY EMERGENCY THAT YOU MAY HAVE.
Ans: Yes, but the service will be chargeable to the customer’s account.
Ans: Parts are returned to our customers in the same containers that they came in to us, UNLESS THE BOXES WERE DAMAGED IN SHIPMENT. We accept any type of containers Boxes, Pans, Tubs, Kegs, etc.
Ans: Call +91-9810341211 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ans: CHEMICAL ADHESIVES ACTIVATE UPON INSERTION INTO THE MATING PART. There is a specified cure time before the part will lock up. A Nylon Patch is a Mechanical Thread Locker (THREAD INTERFERENCE). NO CURE TIME IS REQUIRED. Each has its own PROS and CONS so we suggest reviewing the product data sheets AT WWW.SOLEOSINC.COM or ask one of our technical personnel for assistance.
Ans: Mechanical Thread lockers such as the Dri Loc Plastic® are capable of being reused UP TO 5 TIMES WITH REDUCED LOCKING UPON EACH INSERTION. The chemical lockers ARE DESIGNED FOR A SINGLE USE CHEMICALLY BUT MAY PROVIDE SOME MECHIANICAL LOCKING ON REPEATED INSERTION. IT IS NOT RECOMMENDED THAT CHEMICAL THREAD LOCKERS BE REUSED.
Ans: For Loctite® we follow DIN 267-27 and For GeoCote™ we follow ASTM B117. We also do testing as per CUSTOMER/OEM Specific Standards.
Ans: Yes, all incoming material is assigned a serial number at receipt. This serial number identifies the product throughout the processes.
Ans: We pride ourselves on returning quotations within one business day. Your quotation will be returned by E-Mail. If you need pricing immediately, CONTACT US BY PHONE OR E-MAIL INDICATING THE URGENCY and a quote will be provided AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE.
Ans: Thread Lockers are used whenever there is a requirement that the joint remain together. Vibration and side shock can loosen a joint even with a suitable seating torque. Thread lockers prevent the joint from coming apart.
Ans: Yes, we can apply MOST OF OUR PRODUCTS to a variety of internal threads.
Ans: Yes, we can supply material certifications for the material used on your product and mechanical test data certifications at no extra charge.
Ans: We understand that samples ARE needed in order to obtain customer approval on the coatings we apply. We WILL run up to 50 pieces for Loctite® and 5 KGS. For GeoCote™ at no charge (Dependent on part size) for your evaluation.
Ans: Please Contact either a member of the sales team, or our quality department at our facility.
Ans: We cannot remove the products we apply.
Ans: Coverage is usually specified as one to two lead threads uncoated, and one to one and a half times the diameter to be coated. This can vary depending on the size of the fastener, the type of the fastener AND the type of material being applied.
Ans: We have both bought out or custom made equipment giving us the flexibility to run a greater variety of products.
- The most common methods of Loctite® application are either flow coating, roll coating or by spray. Our accuracy is plus or minus ½ threads.
- For GeoCote™ we have Dip-Drain, Dip-Spin and Spray facility depending on the part received.
Ans: Yes, it is necessary for the parts to be clean or free of oil in order to apply the coatings. We will re-oil the parts where it is required.
Ans: Yes. We are ISO 901-2015 certified.
Ans: Freight to and from SOLEOS is the customers responsibility.