Actually, I also did a lot of investigation on Hylomar. The product we were
using from Permatex is still available under a different name. It is the
"Advanced Formula Hylomar". It is distributed by a number of dealers in the
U.S. and abroad. I just purchased several tubes. I can testify that it is
the same as the old Permatex. It never dries out and never becomes hard.
It is not the same stuff sold by Moss. I believe the product sold by Moss
(in my opinion after trying a tube) is "Universal Blue".
I purchased my tubes recently from a Los Angeles based speed shop who
ordered it from Valco Cincinnati. If you contact Valco they will give you a
list of distributors to buy from. Just be sure you specify "Advanced
Below are some of my email exchanges with the distributors. If you need
more information, just ask me.
From: Lloyd Sturtevant [mailto:Lloyd.Sturtevant@Valcocincinnatiinc.com]
Sent: Monday, August 13, 2007 5:51 PM
Subject: RE: Hylomar
If the container is Valco labeled it is Universal Blue. We also Have in
Hylomar labeled containers Racing, Advanced formula, and Aerograde. If that
confuses the issue further, please call Margaret Meeks @ 800-788-3865 and I'm
sure she can answer any questions.
Lloyd A. Sturtevant
Valco Cincinnati CP, Inc.
411 Circle Freeway Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45246
The closest distributor I have to Los Angeles is Amrac Corporation in Norco.
Their telephone number is 800-418-9573. If they do not have it in stock,
they can get it in for you.
If I can be of further assistance, please contact me.
Customer Service Manager
Valco Cincinnati Consumer Products Inc.
800-788-3865 ext 254