Permatex® Indian Head® Gasket Shellac Compound

Permatex® Indian Head® Gasket Shellac Compound

The original quality formula, a hard setting, economical sealant. Seals all common gasketing materials in low temperature and low pressure applications. Temperature range -65°F to 350°F (-54°C to 177°C); resists diesel fuels and most shop fluids.

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 Flexible when dry

Good fuel resistance 

Improves reliability

Saves time and labor 

Increases sealing reliability 

Applies easily 

Cleans up fast 

Temperature Range -65ºF to +350ºF


1. Apply with brush or roller on dry, clean surfaces, free from dirt, oil, rust and dried paints or sealants. When brushed on gaskets, they should be dry. 

2. Indian Head Gasket Shellac Compound can be applied at temperatures from 40ºF to 100ºF.

3. The recommended thickness of the film depends on the type of surface. Generally, the wet film should be applied thin (approximately 0.010”) and uniform.

4. For bonding gaskets, apply on both surfaces. Allow to dry until surfaces are dry to the touch. 

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