LOCTITE 55 vs Hemp & PTFE


LOCTITE 55 compared to hemp joints 

Time Comparison*

Pipe Diameter

Saving in minutes/Joint

% Saving/Joint

1 inch

0.2

50 %

*Study performed by Refaconsult GmbH on a large construction site with a piece-rate plan.

Work 50% faster with LOCTITE 55 pipe sealing cord!


Cost Comparison*

Pipe Diameter

Saving in £/Joint

% Saving/Joint

1 inch

0.27

45 %

*Study performed by Refaconsult GmbH on a large construction site with a piece-rate plan.

LOCTITE 55 pipe sealing cord is 45% more cost effective!


LOCTITE 55  compared to PTFE tape*

Thread Size PTFE -Turns Number of threads per 12m roll of PTFE tape Number of threads per 150m roll of LOCTITE 55 Number of rolls of PTFE tape to one of
LOCTITE 55

½“
(precision cut)

6 (0,40 m)

30

375

12

1“
(precision cut)

8 (0,85 m)

14

175

12

½“
(rough cut)

(0,74 m)

17

375

22

1“
(rough cut)

(1,50 m)

18

175

22

*Source: Anwendungstechnik, Henkel KGaA, Munich


 

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