Retaining compounds increase the strength and reliability of traditional press and shrink fits. Retaining compounds improve the distribution of stress, which increases maximum load transmission and performance. They create a physical barrier that eliminates fretting, oxidation and galvanic corrosion, which increase service life.
Recent chemical advances in retaining address assembly process variables including gaps, surface finish and cleanliness ensuring consistent performance. Application equipment provides repeatable precision dispensing.
• Recent innovations in retaining: tolerance, higher temperature resistance, primerless formulas
• New data on retaining advancements: test results on strength, oil and chemical tolerance
• How to use retaining compounds to augment a press fit for increased reliability
• Application case histories for retaining including cost and performance