Henkel AG & Co. KGaA

A global innovative leader in adhesives, sealants and functional coating solutions for the aerospace and automotive industry.

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Düsseldorf, D-40589 DE

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Henkel to collaborate with Carbon Revolution on composite wheels
Henkel and Carbon Revolution join forces to speed OEM automotive one-piece carbon fiber wheels development. 

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Henkel partnering in SYMPA research project for 3D-printed composites in automotive
Goals include new materials, printing and post-processing technologies for durable fiber reinforcement using stereolithography (SLA) and digital light processing (DLP).

Henkel opens European hub for aerospace adhesive solutions
The new production plant in Spain supports lightweighting, fuel efficiency and automation for aerospace applications.

3D printing, additive manufacturing

Henkel strengthens 3D printing portfolio
Henkel acquires US-based additive manufacturing and industrial inkjet company.

Danobat military transport plane

Proving viability of dry fabrics, infusion for large aerostructures
Danobat’s ADMP is used to produce a wing demonstrator with non-crimp fabrics.

Bindatex 1-mm thermoplastic slit tape

JEC World 2019 briefs
JEC briefs on Bindatex, FILL, Solvay, Henkel, Web Industries, Cobra, PolyOne, GKN Fokker, Thomas Technik + Innovation and Hyosung Advanced Materials.

aerospace composites

Kaneka Aerospace acheives AS9100D aerospace certification
Kaneka Aerospace’s product portfolio includes high performance resins, prepregs and adhesive materials.    

USC M.C. Gill Composites Center

Developing next-generation composites talent
The M.C. Gill Composites Center at the University of Southern California has steadily grown to become one of the industry’s educational and R&D stalwarts.

Adhesive Technologies

Henkel invests in adhesive technology innovation center
The new facility will feature labs, research and testing facilities, office space and conference rooms.

Henkel Innovation and Interaction Centre

Henkel opens Innovation and Interaction Center for 3D Printing
The center will be Henkel’s European regional hub for technology presentations, demonstrations, training and testing, as well as customer service for 3D Printing solutions.

Henkel 3D printing materials solutions

Henkel announces novel additive manufacturing materials
Henkel Adhesive Technologies accelerates commercializing tailor-made materials and offers comprehensive services for 3D Printing solutions.

Another opportunity to meet, and learn, in Paris
At the JEC World 2017, improvements in materials and processes were present at nearly every stand, with the emphasis on automotive-capable production speeds.

Wet and dry peel plies
Thinking of using only peel ply as adhesive bonding surface prep? You should understand all of the issues involved.

Boeing aircraft

Structural adhesives, Part II: Aerospace
Tried-and-true legacy epoxies are a must for aerospace composites, but usage is increasing with improved forms.

JEC World 2016: Automotive highlights
On the automotive side, Henkel (Düsseldorf, Germany) emphasized on its JEC stand a glass fiber-reinforced composite leaf spring, based on Henkel’s polyurethane matrix resin Loctite MAX 2, used in the chassis of the new Volvo (Gothenberg, Sweden) XC90, a premium crossover SUV; the platform of this vehicle is expected to be applied to other Volvo cars in the coming years.

JEC World 2016, the full report
CompositesWorld's editors report on the technologies and products that caught our eye at JEC World 2016, in early March.

carbon fiber, prepreg, epoxy prepreg, composites

The matrix
The matrix binds the fiber reinforcement, gives the composite component its shape and determines its surface quality. A composite matrix may be a polymer, ceramic, metal or carbon. Here’s a guide to selection.

carbon fiber, composite materials, composites in construction, construction composites

Composites for repair
Composites offer cost-effective means to repair, protect and/or strengthen structures made of steel, concrete or other materials.

tooling

Tooling
Composite parts are formed in molds, also known as tools. Tools can be made from virtually any material. The material type, shape and complexity depend upon the part and length of production run. Here's a short summary of the issues involved in electing and making tools.

Aircraft composites repair moves toward maturity
New technologies seek to address the challenges MROs will increasingly face in the age of commercial airliners with composite airframes.

A growing trend: 3D printing of aerospace tooling
Toolmakers and OEMs are embracing additive manufacturing for customized, rapid tools, masters and jigs.

Product Categories of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA

Materials
  • Adhesives
    • Epoxy
      • Epoxy, Film
      • Epoxy, Foam
      • Epoxy, Paste
  • Core materials and flow media
    • Syntactic core, expanding
    • Syntactic core, nonexpanding
    • Foam core
      • Foam core, epoxy
  • Coatings and sizings
    • Protective
Tools/tooling materials
  • Tooling equipment, materials and supplies
    • Release agents
      • Release agents, liquid