Hylomar® M FAQ’s

Q: What is Hylomar® M?

A: Hylomar® M is a non-hardening gasket sealer.

 

Q: Can I use Hylomar® M for applications requiring water resistance?

A: While Hylomar® M is good in water for excellent water resistance use Hylotyte® Red 100.

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Q: What makes Hylomar® M different from other sealants?

A: Hylomar® M is highly resistant to oils and fuels while remaining a non-setting material. This allows for unlimited assembly time and easy disassembly.

 

Q: What is non-hardening?

A: Non-hardening means that no further reaction will take place once the solvent has evaporated. The product remains as a non-hardening solid.

 

Q: Is Hylomar® M resistant to Diesel?

A: Yes. Hylomar® M is resistant to Diesel fuel.

 

Q: Is Hylomar® M an RTV silicone product?

A: No. Hylomar® M is not an RTV silicone.

 

Q: What is the difference between Hylomar® M and Hylomar® Aerosol?

A: Both products are the same. Hylomar® Aerosol is used for ease of application on gaskets or large surface areas.

 

Q: Can Hylomar® M be used without a gasket?

A: Yes. Hylomar® M can be used without a gasket. Care must be taken to make sure if a gasket is being replaced that it did not have a shimming effect on the application.

 

Q: What is the difference between Hylomar® M and Hylomar® Universal Blue?

A: The two products contain different solvents; acetone in Hylomar® M and methylene chloride in the Universal Blue. Both products have exactly the same physical properties once the solvent has evaporated.

 

Q: Can I use Hylomar® M on cylinder head gaskets?

A: Hylomar® M is suitable for use as a dressing on most types of cylinder head gaskets. It should not be used as a replacement for cylinder head gaskets.

 

Q: Can I use Hylomar® M as a thread sealant?

A: Yes. Hylomar® M is excellent for sealing threads.

 

Q: Can I use Hylomar® M on rubber gaskets/o-rings?

A: Hylomar® M is suitable for use on rubber o-rings and gaskets. care should be taken to make sure the solvent has fully evaporated prior to assembly.

 

Q: What is Hylomar® Aerosol?

A: Hylomar® Aerosol is the sprayable version of Hylomar® M and is specifically used for coating traditional gaskets with ease.