BONDERITE metal pretreatment solutions

Covering the whole process of metal pretreatment

Henkel’s Metal Surface Treatment Solutions, formerly known as ALODINE and TURCO)
provide a broad portfolio of products throughout the aerospace supply chain. This includes all stages from cleaning and degreasing to conversion coating.

Additionally, Henkel’s BONDERITE ready-to-use aerospace surface treatment solutions range from pen-sized applicators for touch-ups to bulk packaging for full-scale processing. Aluminum conversion coatings, as well as a variety of other surface treatments are available for treating other metal alloys, including titanium and mixed lightweight substrates.
Reduce waste, operator error and process times with the same products formerly known as ALODINE and TURCO, and be ready for any manufacturing or maintenance need.

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Metal Pretreatment: Essential for the longevity of your airframe and aerospace parts
Before bonding, sealing or painting, aircraft parts require a consistent metal pretreated surface that fulfils all of your process requirements. This includes all stages of  metal pretreatment from cleaning and degreasing to conversion coating.

From cleaners to conversion coatings: BONDERITE covers it all
With more than seven decades of metal pretreatment experience, Henkel’s  BONDERITE solutions cover all steps of the surface treatment process: Cleaners and alkaline etchant for the cleaning phase, deoxidizers and desmutting products for the  activation phase and conversion coatings for the surface treatment phase. On the following pages we will introduce you step-by-step to Henkel’s aerospace-grade product offerings.

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Surface Treatment

Aerospace Product Selector Guide - Surface Treatment

Engine Overhaul

Jet Engine Cleaning Technologies from Henkel


Designed to increase adhesion of light metal substrates

BONDERITE Paint Strippers

for your composite aircraft fleet.

BONDERITE Touch-n-Prep pens

Designed for easy and safer repair of clean, bare, or previously painted aluminum surfaces.

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