Will Loctite Blue on reed valve screws affect air quality?

VT210300AJ Campbell Hausfeld:


I've had this little guy since new, the unit would not shut off because the check valve had a reed valve screw in it preventing it from closing. I bought a new valve kit, however the screws were too long and the heads were too tall, actually protruding from outside the compression chamber.

So I reused the original screws with loctite blue applied, will this affect the quality of my paint jobs, fisheye, etc?

Thanks,

Alan

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May 29, 2016
Loctitie blue on valve screws
by: Bill

This is from the technical data sheet for the Loctite Blue:

Color:
Blue
Service Temperature: -65°F (-54°C) to 300°F (149°C)
Cured form: Non-flammable, hard solid

Based on the acceptable use temperature range and the fact that it cures to a hard solid, I can't see how use of this as a valve screw sealant would degrade the quality of the compressed air.

Although, your compressor use for painting will quickly determine that, won't it?

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