NO. 738 407
FORMED-IN-PLACE-GASKETS FOR PRODUCTION AND SERVICE USE
ALL FABCO AXLES
Formed-In-Place-Gasket compound has been phased-in as the standard gasket material on all Fabco axles.
The paper gaskets will not (and should not) be used.
Service gaskets will not be available.
Fabco offers gasket compound as a service replacement.
LOCTITE PRODUCT NO.
6 ml. tube
728 232 001
50 ml. tube
728 232 002
300 ml. tube
728 232 003
The advantages of this material in place of cut gaskets are:
Eliminates gasket compression set.
Reduces or eliminates bolt loosening.
Improves structural integrity of the assembly.
Cures under pressure - does not require, absorption of moisture.
Spreads over the mating surfaces at assembly forming a film that effectively leaves the joined parts in
Provides a reliable seal.
This anerobic compound (Loctite 515) must be used in the following places:
Suspension yoke to axle housing (this is the same as steerable drive end to axle housing flange).
Spindle to spindle yoke (or torque plate).
Outer axle shaft (or drive flange) to wheel hub.
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Kelsey-Hayes Company/Subsidiary of Fruehauf Corporation
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