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Permatex's gasket maker resists synthetic oils

Permatex has introduced an advanced formula gasket maker that is formulated to resist the aggressive chemical properties used insynthetic oils and prevent leak paths commonly associated with synthetic oil applications.

Permatex Ultra Synthetic RTV Gasket Maker can be used as either a formed-in-place gasket maker or sealant and is highly recommended for close tolerances and high performance parts.

Applications include oil pans, valve covers, oil pumps, timing gear covers, intake manifold end seals, and more.

The company says Permatex Ultra Synthetic RTV Gasket Maker provides excellent adhesion and flexibility and maintains a tough, reliable silicone rubber seal. It will not harden, shrink or crack.

The gasket maker is also low odor, non-corrosive, non-flammable, and sensor safe. When cured, it creates a flexible seal that resists aging, weathering, and thermal cycling. Temperature resistance is up to 500° F.

Permatex is a division of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) and manufactures, distributes and markets chemical products to the automotive maintenance and repair markets. Permatex markets a wide range of products under ITW brand names such as Permatex, Fast Orange, Spray Nine, the Right Stuff, Gel Twist, Ultra Bond and Dr. Bond, Ultra Cherry, and Grez-Off. Permatex currently operates in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the U.K. and exports products to more than 85 countries around the world.

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