Henkel Adhesive Technologies

Steel manufacturing: gearbox flange leaks eliminated

Leaks are always costly, but for this steel company, they represented significant downtime in cleanup operations to prevent accidents and gears seizing.


Increasing production reliability


This steel manufacturer faced an ongoing battle with gearbox flange leaks caused by high vibrations that loosened bolts in gearbox mounts. The issue frequently resulted in costly oil leaks, downtime, and time-consuming clean-up operations.

All-round tighter performance


Henkel Adhesive Technologies’ LOCTITE® team recommended LOCTITE® 515 to address the loosening problem. The solutions ensures mount bolts are firmly secured, minimizing the effect of vibrations on mounting bolts, reducing costly downtime while improving performance. 


Get the case

Get in touch

Related cases

  • Putting an end to loose set screws

    Find out what a mill used to secure set screws, saving up 10 hours repair time for every incident.

  • Peace of mind – secured

    Find out how a food manufacturer stopped stainless-steel pipe leakages and reduced contamination risks.