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Permatex Marks 2020 as Banner Year for New Product Innovations and Line Extensions

Posted on: November 12th, 2020

– New line expansions include gasket makers, adhesives, and a new indicator paste line

Solon, OH… Permatex®, a leading innovator in chemical technology for automotive maintenance and repair, is wrapping up a year that saw the company introduce a exceptional range of new product innovations and line extensions, with special focus on the company’s core technologies. In 2020, Permatex introduced a new line of high temperature Red Gasket Makers, eight new epoxies for automotive, marine, and home repair applications, and a tamper-proof indicator paste called Bolt Mark.

“Despite the constraints that business has been under during the global pandemic, in 2020 ITW Permatex has been able to bring to market an impressive number of new product solutions that are integral our company’s mission,” noted Ashley Khan, Permatex Marketing Manager. “Permatex provides customers with products that ‘Get the job done right’, and these new solutions were developed to directly address pain points that we heard about from professional mechanics and DIYers.”

High temperature gasket makers

Permatex introduced a new line of High Temp Red Gasket Makers that are specially engineered to withstanding the extremes of high thermal cycling experienced in today’s engines. Permatex Red Gasket Makers can be used for a wide range of high temperature repairs and service applications on headers, exhaust manifolds, turbochargers, slip-fit exhaust parts, and more. In addition to high temperature performance and resistance to oils and common shop fluids, these new OEM-specified gasket makers are also sensor safe, low odor, and non-corrosive.

New line of Permatex Epoxies

Permatex launched a new series of advanced epoxy adhesives, designed as a two-part adhesive and filler system to help customers make better and easier repairs in a wide range of automotive, marine, and general-purpose home applications. The line includes 1 Minute and 5 Minute General Purpose Gel Epoxies, 2 Ton Epoxy, Marine H2 Hold Epoxy, 500° High Heat Epoxy, Cellulose Wood Epoxy, Black Plastic Welder™, and Steel Weld™ Epoxy.

A new tamper-proof indicator

Designed to easily identify loosening and tampering of nuts, bolts, fasteners, and assemblies, Permatex introduced Bolt Mark tamper-proof indicator paste for professional technicians and DIYers alike. The paste acts as a visual marker of completed work and easily identifies if a fastener has become loose or has been tampered with. Permatex Bolt Mark provides warranty protection against tampering and can also help save time when completing a job, by providing a visual indication of which assemblies have been torqued and which still need to be tightened.