Hennecke Inc.

For more than 70 years, the Hennecke Group, with headquarters in Sankt Augustin, Germany, has been producing high-quality machines, plants, and systems for all core technologies of polyurethane processing.

1000 Energy Drive
Bridgeville, PA 15017 US

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Hennecke COLOURLINE surface finishing system for injection molding.

CAMX 2018 preview: Hennecke
Hennecke Inc. (Lawrence, PA, USA) is featuring developments in polyurethane composite fabrication technology, including products made with its COLOURLINE surface finishing and STREAMLINE high-pressure metering machine systems.

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Hennecke, PGTEX cooperate on HP-RTM, wet shot technology
Hennecke has been awarded a contract for a combined production plant for manufacturing wet shot and HP-RTM applications by Chinese composites company PGTEX.

Fast and Faster: Rapid-cure resins drive down cycle times
New systems include sub-1-minute cures ideal for higher automotive production volumes.

Super Duke motorcycle license plate holder Hennecke

CAMX 2017 preview: Hennecke
Hennecke Inc. (Lawrence, PA, US) is emphasizing the composite license plate holder of the KTM 1290 Super Duke R, a 1300-cc, 170-hp, V-engine high-performance motorcycle.

500,000 parts per year? No problem!
BENTELER-SGL develops fully automated HP-RTM production of the weight- and space-saving composite leaf spring for Volvo’s multi-model SPA global platform.

JEC World 2017 exhibit preview
JEC World will be held March 14-16 in Paris. CW previews some of the products and technologies that will be at the show.

Hennecke invests in 3-component metering machine
The machine system features all the necessary requirements for the production of fiber composite components in a wide variety of matrix systems in the HP-RTM process.

Business briefs: May 2016
ELG Carbon Fibre Ltd. and recycled carbon fiber.

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.

Fabrication methods (2017)
There are numerous methods for fabricating composite components. Selection of a method for a particular part, therefore, will depend on the materials, the part design and end-use or application. Here's a guide to selection.

Form + function = Classy chassis
Sandwich-composite chassis components double as structural and styling elements, reducing cost of ownership.

Mubea Carbo Tech: High-quality auto composites go high-volume
Known for its precision and technical acumen in CFRP motorsports structures, MCT draws from its steel auto parts parent to push high-performance and industrial production to new plateaus.

CAMX 2015 preview: Hennecke
Hennecke (Lawrence, PA, US) will feature the latest developments in its line of polyurethane composite fabrication technology.

The rise of HP-RTM
Decades of development have propelled it to prominence but its future demands industrial solutions for handling cost, complexity and process control.

JEC Europe 2015: Product and exhibit previews
The world's largest composites trade show, JEC Europe, is coming up next week, March 10-12 in Paris, France. CW received from some exhibitors a preview of the products and technologies that they will have on exhibit at the show.

JEC Europe 2105 preview: Hennecke
Hennecke (Sankt Augustin, Germany) will present a lightweight roof and a carbon seat shell to show how ultra-short cycle times and an optimized overall process allow high-quality fiber composite parts to be produced economically on a large scale.

CAMX offers unprecedented new product access
CAMX 2014, Oct. 13-16 in Orlando, Fla., promises to be North America's largest ever composites trade show and conference. As a result, exhibitors are coming to the event with a wide array of new and existing materials, machinery, software and technology designed to help make composites fabrication faster, easier and more adaptable. CompositesWorld has been gathering information from CAMX exhibitors about what they will be featuring and introducing in their booths. This week's CAMX newsletter offers a preview of some of what you will find on the show floor.

CAMX 2014 preview: Hennecke Machinery
Polyurethane material and processing specialist Hennecke Machinery (Lawrence, Pa., USA) will feature the new, award-winning Tweel airless tire from Michelin.

HP-RTM resin metering system
Hennecke GmbH introduced its STREAMLINE high-pressure resin transfer molding (HP-RTM) metering system for polyurethane, epoxy and reactive thermoplastics molding.

Processing within the PUR cure window
Composite Spray Molding enables volume production of fiber-reinforced polyurethane sandwich structures for auto interiors. Are Class A exterior parts next?

Product Categories of Hennecke Inc.

Materials
  • Preforms, unimpregnated
    • Chopped fiber
  • Compounds
    • Sheet molding (SMC)
Primary manufacturing equipment
  • Continuous laminating machines
  • Automated fiber placement machines
  • Foam application equipment
  • LFRT compounding/molding machinery
  • Pultrusion equipment, thermosets
  • Reaction injection molding equipment (RIM, RRIM, SRIM)
  • Resin transfer molding equipment (RTM)
  • Spray booths
  • Spray guns
  • Other primary manufacturing equipment
  • Presses
    • Presses, hydraulic
    • Presses, injection Molding
    • Presses, laminating
Composite Structures & Components
  • Automotive, body panels & substructures
  • Automotive, interior (seats, IPCs, floor panels, etc.)
  • Automotive, underhood
  • Laminate panels, with core
  • Pressure vessels
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • Consulting
    • Consulting, process development