News 2016

Spectacular event in the German capital 

For the second to last race of the world’s first competition for formula cars with electric motors (FIA), the Karl-Marx-Allee in the inner city of Berlin was turned into a racetrack – and into an exciting event for young and old! Henkel supports the NextEV TCR Team with a broad range of Loctite products.

Henkel and UPM Raflatac Improve Sustainability by Optimizing the Delivery Process of Liquid Hotmelt PSA 

From resource acquisition to waste management, from production process complexity to logistics; when combining economic and sustainability goals, the list of challenges faced is as long as the value chain itself.

Ensuring Future Success with Henkel Adhesive Technologies 

Henkel dedicates its presence at this year’s drupa to solutions for three future challenges in the packaging industry: Contributing to food safe packaging, improving sustainability and – at the same time – increasing production efficiency.

Growth in the mining industry drives demand for Henkel’s polymer composites products 

For over a decade, the Henkel Adhesive Technologies business in Australia and New Zealand has achieved significant sales growth in the mining sector, particularly through its polymer composites product range.

Henkel to Debut Thermally Conductive Technomelt Material, Display Thermal Management Solutions 

At PCIM Europe 2016, taking place May 10- 12 in Nuremberg, Germany, Henkel Adhesive Technologies’ new thermally conductive low pressure molding Technomelt material, Technomelt TC 50, will make its European market debut.  more...
Henkel is Official Sponsor of the Ice Hockey World Championship 2016 

For the tenth time in a row Henkel is an official sponsor of the IIHF World Championship. This year the competition will take place from May 6 to May 22 in Moscow and Saint Petersburg. The Henkel brands Ceresit and Makroflex will stand in focus for ice hockey fans for over two weeks.

Cool, lubricated and smell-free machining 

Each year, around 8 million individual metal parts are produced at the Husqvarna Group’s hometown location in Sweden for its premium outdoor power tools, which include chainsaws and trimmers.

Loctite 518 Cures through Surface Contaminants, Offers Higher Flexibility and Adhesion 

Henkel has developed a new innovative formulation for Loctite 518 Gasket Sealant that cures through light surface contamination, provides greater flexibility and adhesion as well as improved curing on inactive metals without a primer.

Improved Loctite Thread Sealant Offers Powerful Performance 

Henkel has developed a new innovative formulation for Loctite 577 Thread Sealant that provides higher oil tolerance, greater temperature resistance, and improved curing on passive metals such as stainless steel.

Henkel to Showcase Loctite GC 10 Success alongside Distributor, AAT Aston, at SMT Hybrid Packaging 2016 

Henkel Adhesive Technologies’ Electronics business will highlight the success of its temperature stable Loctite GC 10 solder paste at the upcoming SMT Hybrid Packaging event, taking place from April 26-28 in Nuremberg, Germany.

Henkel Shares Important Knowledge on Food Safe Packaging 

Food packaging safety is an issue to which Henkel – as the leading solution provider for adhesives, sealants and functional coatings – is deeply committed. On its knowledge platform “Food Safe Packaging Portal” Henkel will host two webinars imparting crucial industry knowledge on basic food safety topics.

Welding incompatible plastics 
Whether it’s in the automotive industry, the medical industry or for home appliances – a number of plastic combinations can be found everywhere. To join these materials permanently, various joining techniques are applied.  more...
Joints as good as new – in just one step 

Sealing has never been so easy: the innovative silicone technology Re-New can be applied to existing joints in one simple step without the need for any preparation work, finishing touches, tools – or experience.

A lighter future 

For the automotive and aircraft manufacturing industry lightweight solutions are still trending. Materials such as aluminum and carbon fibers improve not only the energy balance but also the comfort in application through concise formability.

Innovation Catalyst for Business Expansion 

Electronics manufacturer The Morey Corporation (Morey) is working with Henkel Adhesive Technologies for more than 35 years. The launch of the innovative Loctite GC 10 solder paste helped further strengthening the partnership.

Henkel driving automotive innovations at JEC 2016 

Driven by legislation to reduce carbon-dioxide emissions, automotive manufacturers are on a mission to cut every unnecessary gram of weight out of vehicles. The push for lighter vehicles is driving the adoption of advanced composites, which offer weight savings versus traditional metal components.

Comprehensive Lighting Solutions 

From Hall 4, Booth G61 at the upcoming Light & Building event taking place March 13 through 18 in Frankfurt, Henkel Adhesive Technologies will showcase its total solutions approach to modern lighting applications.

Loctite coating extends lifetime of flue gas duct 

The conditions in a flue gas duct are extreme: Heightened exposure to heat and aggressive chemicals can cause the steel material to crack or fracture, resulting in leakage. In the worst case, this can lead to plant shutdowns and expensive repairs. Henkel relies on prevention rather than cure – with Loctite PC 7255.

Henkel to showcase latest coating & lubricant advances at Wire Düsseldorf 2016 

At the April 4-8 Wire Düsseldorf 2016 show, Henkel will introduce new formulations for some of its leading processes and technologies, including the Bonderite L-FM FL one-step polymer coating process for automotive components and screws, and Bonderite L-FG process lubricant for hot metal forming.

Webinar calendar 2016 published on Henkel’s Food Safe Packaging Portal 

As the leading solution provider for adhesives, sealants and functional coatings, Henkel is deeply committed to finding ways of improving food packaging safety.

Henkel teams up with Coca-Cola in Laos 

Henkel Adhesive Technologies was appointed the preferred adhesive supplier for Coca-Cola’s first bottling plant in Laos.

Webinar - How to seal your powertrain flanges under the harshest conditions 

Gaskets aim to prevent leakage of fluids or gases by filling the space between the surfaces of the flanges – and they must remain intact and leak-free for a prolonged time, especially in automotive engineering.

Henkel and its partner XERVON demonstrate the Loctite Repair System in real life 

Loctite, the solution provider for adhesives, sealants and protective coatings within the Henkel Group, and the German maintenance service provider XERVON have repaired pipelines in the home factory at Henkel’s headquarters in Düsseldorf (Germany) using the new Loctite Composite Repair System.

Henkel’s New Low-Volatility Gap Filler 3500LV Delivers Excellent Thermal Performance 

Addressing the thermal requirements of next-generation product designs, Henkel Adhesive Technologies has formulated Gap Filler 3500LV, a liquid Gap Filler material that delivers high thermal conductivity and low volatility for reduced outgassing.

Henkel’s Gap Filler 1400SL Offers Robust Thermal Performance and Void Filling Capabilities 

Henkel Adhesive Technologies continues to expand its thermal materials portfolio and today announced the development and commercialization of Gap Filler 1400SL. An evolution in thermal interface materials, Gap Filler 1400SL combines the properties of low viscosity and, relative to conventional self-leveling products, comparatively high thermal conductivity in a unique formula designed to accommodate challenging architectures.

Efficient Sealing Systems in Fluid Technology 

The market for high-performance fluid technology is growing all the time: hydraulic and pneumatic solutions are increasingly in demand in mechanical engineering. The integration of new materials and state-of-the-art electronics is creating ever more intelligent drive systems in fluid technology.

Henkel showcasing solutions for every step in the die-casting value chain at Euroguss 2016 

With extensive expertise in all key areas of the die-casting and metalworking value chain – Casting, Machining, Impregnation, Cleaning, Surface Treatment or Bonding – Henkel is ideally positioned to help reduce costs and streamline manufacturing processes.