How to Apply LOX-8 Thread Sealant to Metal Fittings

LOX-8® Paste: Nothing Will Stop It from Sealing a Joint – Not Even Harsh Acids, Caustic Bases, or Extreme Temperatures LOX-8 Paste is a PTFE thread sealant and lubricant that is specifically formulated for use in wet, high-temperature environments as well as in extreme low-temperature cryogenic environments. LOX-8 is approved for use with liquid and [...]

Correctly Applying Formula-8 PTFE Thread Sealant

Formula-8 – the original PTFE thread sealant – is a shear-sensitive paste that sheets out into PTFE strings when torqued and delivers exceptional sealing performance on all sizes of threads. The only thread sealant you need in your toolbox, Formula-8 is ideal for use in oxygen and fuel systems, hydraulic cylinders, plus natural gas [...]

Finally, a Rust Inhibitor that Metal Fabricators Can Weld Through!

Metal fabricators and welders now have a way to protect steel from corrosion without impairing their ability to weld it. HinderRUST S4.0 rust inhibitor recently passed extensive weld testing at the Welder Training and Testing Institute (WTTI) in Allentown, PA, providing welders with confidence that they can weld steel directly through this HinderRUST formulation. [...]

HinderRUST Application Now Easier than Ever!

Are you looking for a quick and easy way to apply HinderRUST to multiple areas? Fluoramics now offers HinderRUST Brush-It Jars to make the application of your favorite version of HinderRUST an absolute breeze. The jars are available in a convenient 8 oz. and 32 oz. size and are shipped to you empty. Just [...]

Using Formula-8 and LOX-8 to Seal High-Pressure Systems

Mississippi Welders Supply Company (MWS) is one of the Upper Midwest’s largest suppliers of welding supplies, gases, abrasives, metal fabricating equipment, PPE, and fire safety equipment. Andrew Meyer is a Cryogenic Technician based in Winona, and he takes great pride in repairing and maintaining all the equipment necessary to provide gaseous and liquid product [...]

Preserving Firearms in a Museum Collection

Chuck Schmidt served in the U.S. Navy for more than 30 years, and recently retired from his second career as a carpenter. Schmidt is an avid collector of firearms and other military collectibles such as knives and swords. “I was over at the Historical Society one day and noticed an 1863 military rifle on [...]

Kennecott Mining Camp Preservation: Stopping Rust with HinderRUST

For more than 60 years, the sprawling Kennecott mining camp sat largely abandoned on the mountainous slopes of Alaska’s Wrangle-St. Elias National Park, its mammoth wood structures creaking in disrepair and its machinery rusting and immoveable. There was a time in the early 20th century when thousands of miners called this remote town home, [...]

Wear It Proud: Hats Now Available

Tufoil, HinderRUST and Fluoramics hats are now available for sale through our web site and shopping cart. These well-constructed low-profile hats are created in brand colors. Tufoil is a red hat with the Tufoil logo in blue stitching across the front, and has the Fluoramics name and logo on the side of the hat. [...]