Anaerobic adhesive

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An adhesive that cures in the absence of oxygen. Some of the Loctite brand adhesives will not cure until placed in an anaerobic environment, such as a confining space between two impermeable parts.

Synonyms and Related Terms

adhesivo anaerobio (Esp.); adesivo anaerobico (It.)

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
  • Theodore J. Reinhart, 'Glossary of Terms', Engineered Plastics, ASM International, 1988