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Henkel Adhesive Technologies

Instant component bonding solutions

LOCTITE® instant component bonding solutions can help you increase productivity, improve reliability, and simplify design over using traditional methods—all in an instant.
Small and large bottles of LOCTITE<sup>®</sup> 402 in a manufacturing facility next to 3D-printed parts.
Small and large bottles of LOCTITE<sup>®</sup> 402 in a manufacturing facility next to 3D-printed parts.

Find LOCTITE® instant adhesives

Our products are available in a range of formulations for applications from general purpose repairs to specialty high-performance adhesive needs. Visit our e-catalog to explore the full line of LOCTITE® instant adhesives.


Reduction in product rework

Experienced by one manufacturer after implementing LOCTITE® instant adhesives.


Higher maintained strength of LOCTITE® 402

After 1,000 hours of exposure to 100°C compared to traditional adhesives.


Faster handling strength

For certain products on most substrates and those that automate easily.
Helping you increase productivity, improve reliability & simplify design - All in an instant

We know every second matters.
The world moves quickly, and manufacturing moves even faster.
See how LOCTITE® helps improve speed, boosts reliability, and removes complicated steps. In an instant.

A manufactured component is hand-assembled on a production line.

Today's assembly challenges slow you down

Slowdowns in production. Bonds that don't hold over the long term. Extra steps and materials in the assembly process from complicated mechanical fasteners. No thank you. LOCTITE® has targeted your manufacturing challenges for decades, and we have worked continually to provide better—and faster—solutions.

LOCTITE® instant component bonding solutions are the answer

Our portfolio of trusted instant component bonding solutions is led by our newest and best yet: LOCTITE® 402, an ultra-performance instant adhesive that has been tested against competitive adhesives for demonstrated improvement in speed, heat resistance, and bonding versatility. LOCTITE® 402 joins our lineup of proven instant bonding solutions, cleaners, and automation equipment, all designed to optimize results for your operation.

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Adhesives vs.

traditional methods

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Adhesives vs. mechanical fasteners
Mechanical fasteners concentrate stress, loosen over time, and require keeping a large parts inventory.

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Adhesives vs. ultrasonic welding
Ultrasonic welding requires a high capital investment and a lot of system maintenance, and can still result in poor gap fill and less-than-ideal aesthetics.

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Adhesives vs. solvent welding
Solvent welding has health and safety concerns, and can result in poor gap fill and less-than-deal-aesthetics.

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Adhesives vs. tapes
Tapes are challenging to automate, require precision application, and have poor adhesion to hard-to-bond materials.

Why choose LOCTITE® instant component bonding solutions?

Fast fixture time

Fix components in just 5 seconds to save time in production.

Room-temperature cure

Cure at room temperature. No secondary curing method required.

Single component

No mixing required.

Ideal for multi-material bonding

Delivers high bond strength to a variety of materials including rubber, plastic, and metal.

Bonds hard-to-bond materials

Delivers high bond strength with hard-to-bond materials such as polyolefins (with primer).

Automation capability

Semi and fully automated processes.

Choosing a LOCTITE® instant adhesive solution

Instant adhesives are ideal for bonding small- to medium-sized parts with close-fitting, smooth surfaces. They provide fast cure speeds and excellent bond strengths to a wide variety of substrates, including hard-to-bond materials. LOCTITE® instant adhesives are available in a range of formulations for applications from general purpose repairs to specialty high-performance assemblies.

A group of LOCTITE instant component bonding products in a lab next to an automated robot.
A bottle of LOCTITE<sup>®</sup> 402 next to bonded parts.

High temperature

High-temperature applications require a product that can function under extreme operating temperatures. LOCTITE® 402 is an ultra-performing, fast-setting instant adhesive that provides reliable performance under temperatures up to 275° F/135° C.

  • Ideal for quick repairs as well as high speed production applications
  • Unique, patented HQ free formula
  • Assembles difficult-to-bond materials using LOCTITE® SF 770 primer
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High strength

LOCTITE® 401 is ideal for high-strength applications. This fast-setting, surface-insensitive instant adhesive provides high shear strength on a wide range of materials, including difficult-to-bond substrates.

  • Universal industrial instant adhesive
  • Very high strength on close-fitting parts
  • Improved occupational safety with HQ free product formula
  • Bonds a wide range of similar or dissimilar substrates (metals, rubber, wood, cardboard, ceramics, as well as most plastics)
  • Assembles difficult-to-bond materials using LOCTITE® SF 770 prime
LOCTITE 435 assembling a small electronic module


Some applications require an extra-tough adhesive. LOCTITE® 435 is a toughened, surface-insensitive instant adhesive that delivers increased peel strength and impact resistance.

  • Toughened, clear
  • Ideal for bonding small to medium-size parts
  • Well suited to metals, magnets, rubbers and plastics
  • Fixture time of 10 - 20 secs.
  • Optimal for porous and/or acidic surfaces
  • Solvent-free
LOCTITE<sup>®</sup> 460 is applied to a rubber seal on a manufactured good.

Aesthetics and odor

For applications where the aesthetic of the bond or odor during assembly are concerns, choose LOCTITE® 460. This low-viscosity, low-odor, low-bloom instant adhesive rapidly bonds a wide range of materials. 

  • Low bloom for cosmetic applications
  • Low odor for applications where vapor control is vital
  • Low viscosity
  • Rapid bonding (5 – 20 secs., depending on substrate)
  • Well suited to porous substrates
A bottle of LOCTITE<sup>®</sup> 3092 next to multiple materials that can be bonded together.

Large gaps

For applications with a large gap to bond, LOCTITE® 3092 is a unique, two-part instant adhesive that fills gaps in excess of 0.10"" for a wide range of materials.

  • Temperature resistance from -40 to +80 °C
  • Gap filling up to 0.2 in (5 mm)
  • Gel consistency preventing sagging even on vertical surfaces
  • Excellent bonding of all common substrates (metals, most plastics, rubber, wood, paper, etc.)
  • Precise and clean application with the syringe
  • Perfect for all quick repairs of broken plastic parts and all types of emergency repair


Looking for bondline flexibility? Choose LOCTITE® 4902 A highly-flexible instant adhesive that offers high strength in flexing bondlines, and resistance to leaks with excellent sealing capability.

  • One component - requires no mixing
  • Contains photo-initiator properties
  • Enables rapid curing leading to minimized blooming and provides an alternative to solvent borne accelerators
  • Bonds dissimilar and opaque substrates while improving device performance


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