Henkel Adhesive Technologies

Henkel Adhesive Technologies

Retaining compounds


High-strength, low-viscosity retaining compound for use on close-fitting cylindrical parts 

Retaining compound designed for bonding cylindrical fitting parts, such as bearring, bushings, and shafts. Suitable for use where consistently clean surfaces can't be assured, such as parts lightly coated with cutting fluids or rust preventative oils.

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Can’t be sure the surfaces of your cylindrical fitting parts will always be clean? LOCTITE® 603 high-strength retaining compound will work for you. It is capable of cutting through light coatings of oil on parts, such as cutting fluids and rust preventative oils. Its low viscosity makes it ideal for augmenting press / interference fits, or slip-fitted assemblies with small clearances. The high strength adhesive reliably prevents loosening and leakage from shock and vibration on cylindrical parts, such as roller bearings or oil impregnated bushings into housings. 

Agency approvals / certificates / specifications:




Fixture time:

10.0 min.

Gap fill:

0.15 mm

Key characteristics:

Oil Tolerant,Viscosity: Low Viscosity

Operating temperature:

-55.0 °C - 150.0 °C (-65.0 °F - 300.0 °F)

Recommended for use with:

Metal: Steel

Shear strength, Steel:

26.0 N/mm² (3770.0 psi)


125.0 mPa·s (cP)

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