Soothing solution

Problem: Do you have a problem finding a suitable antiseize compound for high-temperature applications? Solution: Use Milk of Magnesia to solve the problem rather than soothe the stomach. Coat the bolt/nut threads before assembly.
By Staff September 1, 1998

Problem: Do you have a problem finding a suitable antiseize compound for high-temperature applications?

Solution: Use Milk of Magnesia to solve the problem rather than soothe the stomach. Coat the bolt/nut threads before assembly. This approach was used in a natural gas burner assembly and prevented fastener seizure.

Contributor: Dale Wendorff, Plant Engineering Manager, 3M TMD Knoxville Facility, Knoxville, TN