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How long does it take for threadlocker to cure?

Is there any spec or rough estimate for when threadlocker can be assumed to have fully cured? Most of the time it’s never an issue to know precisely when threadlocker completely cures but I pondered ...
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Does Loctite 270 wick?

I have a bottle of Loctite 270, which looks like it's a green threadlocker. According to this post green Loctites can wick into the threads of pre-assembled components. An example of this is Loctite ...
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What types of thread-locking Loctite do I need to be aware of as an automotive DIY-er?

I am very confused when it comes to distinguishing between the different grades of red and blue Loctite. Are the different grades of Loctite intended for different torque ratings? Which Loctite(s) is/...