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Avoid Galling with Anti-Seize Lubricants from Anzor

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Avoid a Galls-Up!

What is stainless 'galling'?

Galling is when two threads bind together and seize. It can be fairly common when using stainless steel fasteners. This seizing or 'cold-welding' can result in fasteners having to be cut away as un-threading is impossible.

When is galling likely to occur?

  • With larger threads of stainless fasteners - say M10 and up - this is because of a greater surface contact area, therefore more friction occurs in installation, causing heat, and binding. But note that there is a risk of all thread sizes galling.
  • Nyloc Nuts - the nyloc causes pressure between the threads, again causing friction.
  • When the thread is under load - say a turnbuckle tightening wire.
  • Dirt in the threads.
  • Installing too quickly - have a look at this video illustrating this point - watch until 1:10. (Note Anzor does not stock the product this video promotes).



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