T-U TYPE 555 Thread Sealing Compound

T-U TYPE 555 is a yellow soft-set, odor free, all purpose, non-seizing, thread sealing compound that produces a leak proof seal on all types of metal and plastic threaded connections.  T-U TYPE 555 is completely homogenized and free of any valve destroying grit.  Temperature Range Use: -50°F (-45°C) to 400°F (+204°C). 

  • Non-Separating
  • Grit Free Paste
  • Adheres to Oily Threads
  • Easy Cleanup
  • Safe for PVC & CPVC
  • Nontoxic/Non Combustible

Suitable for systems carrying:

Acids, Dilute Coal Tar Naphtha Heating Oils Inert Gases Petroleum Solvents
Air, Compressed Corrosives Helium, Gas Jet Fuel Potable Water
Aliphatic Solvents Cutting Oils Hydraulic Oils Kerosene Propane
Alkalis, Dilute DEF Helium, Gas Lacquer Refrigeration Gas
Ammonia Diesel Fuel Oil Hydraulic Oils L P Gases Soap, Liquid
Brine Fatty Acids Hydrogen Mineral Oils Steam Lines
Butane Freon (All) Inert Gases Naphtha Sugar, Liquid
Carbon Dioxide Gasohol Jet Fuel Natural Gas Vegetable Oils
Castor Oils Gasoline^ Kerosene Nitrogen Gas Water
Chlorinated Water Glycol Hydrogen Petroleum Oils Xylol

NSF/ANSI 14 Plastics Piping System Components and Related Materials approved.  NSF/ANSI 61 Drinking Water System Components - Health Effects approved.  Product is certified to NSF/ANSI 372 and conforms with the lead content requirements for “lead free” plumbing as defined by California, Vermont, Maryland, and Louisiana state laws and the U.S. Safe Drinking Water Act.

Meets CAN/ULC-S642-2010 (R2016), Standard for Compounds and Tapes for Threaded Pipe Joints.

Meets ANSI LC 7-2009 for Pipe Joint Sealing Compounds and Materials. Meets International Fuel Gas Code 403.9.3 for Thread Joint Compounds.

Meets Federal Specification TT-S-1732.

Product Name Product Code Size Container Items Per Case Case Weight UPC Code
T-U TYPE 555 Thread Sealing Compound TU4 1/4 Pint (118 ml) Brush Top Can 24 14 lbs. (6.4 kg) 688544040029
TU8 1/2 Pint (237 ml) Brush Top Can 24 23 lbs. (10.4 kg) 688544080025
TU16 Pint (473 ml) Brush Top Can 12 22 lbs. (10 kg) 688544160024
TU32 Quart (.95 L) Brush Top Can 12 41 lbs. (18.6 kg) 688544320022
TU5 5 Gallon (18.9 L) Pail with Handle 1 65 lbs. (29.5 kg) 688544050028
TU55 55 Gallon (208 L) 55 Gallon Drum 1 640 lbs. (290.3 kg) 688544550023


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