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05/18/2017
Safety, fuel efficiency and faster production 

Düsseldorf – Henkel offers a wide range of products and solutions for the aerospace industry. Together with our customers, our experts develop groundbreaking innovations and customized products that generate competitive advantages and create sustainable value for an industry which expects high growth rates in the upcoming years.

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10/20/2016
Webinar "Paint Stripping" 

Paint stripping is an important component of the aircraft lifecycle.

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06/21/2016
Webinar "Material Selection for Propulsion Applications" 

Propulsion applications present the most demanding of aircraft environments.

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05/13/2016
Composite Surfacing and Lightning Strike Protection 

Surfacing films are designed to improve the surface quality of honeycomb stiffened composite parts. They also provide a barrier for dissimilar materials, decrease surface preparation time and provide protection of structural fibers.

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03/29/2016
Structural Adhesives – Aerospace Product Selector Guide 

The Structural Adhesives Aerospace Product Selector Guide includes information about LOCTITE film adhesives, LOCTITE primers and LOCTITE paste adhesives.

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03/17/2016
Webinar "Metal Pretreatment and Corrosion Protection for Aerospace Applications" 

This webinar will discuss metal pretreatment processes and corrosion protection solutions for aerospace applications with focus on Aluminium alloys. The metal pretreatment process will be reviewed under the aspect of REACh including Authorization highlighting new solutions being compliant to these regulations.

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03/03/2016
Henkel highlighting aerospace solutions at JEC 2016 

At the upcoming JEC World 2016, Henkel (Hall 6, Booth J31) will exhibit a portfolio of products and applications for its aerospace customers, including lightweight surfacing films for composite materials that offer a smooth, aerodynamic surface and advanced protection against lightning strikes.

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02/20/2015
Adhesive Solutions and Composite Materials 

As a leading solution provider for adhesives, sealants and functional coatings worldwide, Henkel is exhibiting a range of innovative composite materials and solutions at the JEC covering automotive and aerospace applications.

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10/28/2014
Webinar “Material for Aircraft Interior Applications“ 

Aircraft interior applications require a unique combination of properties and processing. Materials must have very low flammability, not only in terms of the ability to withstand flame impingement, but also the smoke and toxic gas released during exposure to fire.

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09/22/2014
Webinar “Material Selection for Propulsion Applications“ 

Propulsion applications present the most demanding of aircraft environments. Engines, nacelles and auxiliary power units experience temperature extremes, require long term durability and undergo mechanical and acoustic fatigue.

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Carbon roof segment of the Roding Roadster R1
08/25/2014
Composite Know-How 

Composites Europe is one of the leading European trade fairs for composite materials. This year it will be taking place in Düsseldorf / Germany from October 7 to October 9. As leading solution provider for adhesives, sealants and functional coatings worldwide, Henkel will be appearing at Composites Europe with a range of innovative composite technologies for the automotive and aerospace industries. Experts will be on hand at Stand D44 in Hall 8a, providing information on a wide range of products and system solutions made by Henkel.

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Henkel expert Marc Gomez
08/20/2014
Webinar “Composite Repair & MRO Packaging” 

With over 40 years of experience in the aerospace industry, Henkel provides adhesive solutions for composite repair applications throughout the aircraft. With both OEM and MRO specifications for current and future fleet requirements, Henkel leads the industry in adhesive application best practices with innovative package designs for optimum product usage. Henkel will be holding a webinar on “Composite Repair & MRO Packaging” on September 3rd, 2014 at 08:00 PM (CET). Mr. Marc Gomez will give an overview about structural adhesive solutions for composite repair applications.

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Henkel expert Steve Cunningham
08/08/2014
Webinar "Composite Surfacing and Lightning Strike Protection" 

Surfacing films are designed to improve the surface quality of honeycomb stiffened composite parts. They also provide a barrier for dissimilar materials, decrease surface preparation time and provide protection of structural fibers. But this is not all: Laminated films composed of a surfacing film and a conductive metal foil protect the composite structure from damage caused by lightning strikes. Henkel will be holding a webinar on “Composite Surfacing and Lightning Strike Protection” on August 13th, 2014 at 08:00 PM (CET). Mr. Steven Cunningham will give an overview about surfacing films for aircrafts.

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08/07/2014
Henkel Takes Flight at 2014 MRO America’s ShowHenkel Takes Flight at 2014 MRO America’s Show 

The Aerospace Group of Henkel exhibited at the annual MRO America’s show April 7-9 in Phoenix, AZ. MRO stands for Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul for aircrafts, which undergo regular repairs to ensure continued flight safety.

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08/06/2014
LOCTITE surfacing film: Maximum protection and 30% weight reduction. 

The Learjet 85 aircraft is a new business jet manufactured by Bombardier using an all-composite structure.

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08/06/2014
20% increase in mechanical strength with LOCTITE Benzoxazine resins. 

In collaboration with Aernnova Composites, S.A. and Sigmatex, Henkel has developed a benzoxazine infusion resin system for use in building a composite actuator strut bar to support and move structural components in commercial aircraft, such as control surfaces.

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02/18/2014
Henkel at Singapore Airshow 2014 

Henkel recently participated at the Singapore Airshow, Asia's largest aerospace event. Partnering with Hypercoat Enterprises, Henkel was part of one of the most important aerospace exhibitions in the world mid of February.

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Henkel at JEC Europe 2014
02/05/2014
Adhesives and functional coatings for composites 

As market leader in adhesives, sealants and functional coatings, Henkel is exhibiting a range of innovative composite solutions at the JEC covering applications from automotive and aerospace to wind power and machine construction. JEC Europe is the world’s biggest fair for composite materials. This annual trade show at Port de Versailles near Paris, France, will be open for business from March 11 through March 13, 2014. Henkel experts will be available at Stand F17 in Hall 7.3 to provide information on the wide range of products and system solutions that the company is able to offer the composites industry.

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Loctite EA 9845 LC Aero for durable, high-quality paintable surfaces
11/05/2013
Loctite EA 9845 LC Aero with lightning strike protection 

Henkel is launching its innovative epoxy-based surfacing film for composites, which offers honeycomb-cored composites enhanced protection against lightning strike. Loctite EA 9845 LC Aero is based on the modified epoxy film adhesive Loctite EA 9845 SF Aero. It produces a high quality finished part while also enabling a weight saving of 30 percent.

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MRO Europe 2013
09/11/2013
Structural Adhesive Solutions for Composite Repair 

As a speaker at this year’s “MRO Europe 2013” exhibition and conference in London from September 24 to 26, 2013, Henkel will discuss the importance of its innovative repair technologies for the aerospace industry. In the presentation track entitled “Advanced Material Repair Technologies”, Dr. Ulrike Schmidt-Freytag, Technical Customer Service Manager EMEA at Henkel, will discuss the repair of composite structures in aircraft, including bonding, out of autoclave processing, wet lay-up surfacing films and lightning strike repairs. In addition, Mr. Marc Gomez, Global MRO Segment Manager – Aerospace at Henkel, will moderate a roundtable presentation track entitled “Detection and Inspection in Composite Materials”, where industry leading experts discuss the latest developments and practice in non-destructive testing (NDT) technology. With its high-performance structural adhesive product portfolio under the Loctite brand, Henkel offers solutions for the repair of composite parts and structures in ready-to-use packaging configurations for its aerospace MRO customers. Henkel’s products, which are qualified by major OEM’s, is readily available from its global network of authorized aerospace distributors.

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03/02/2012
New toughening technology for weight savings 
JEC Europe, the biggest composites exhibition in Europe, will open its doors from March 27 to 29 in Paris, Porte de Versailles. Henkel, the worldwide leading producer of adhesives, will present composite solutions for the aerospace industry. This year, the main focus is on the innovative curing epoxy-based composite surface film Hysol EA 9845 SF enabling 30 percent weight saving, as well as the high temperature modified epoxy film adhesive Hysol EA 9658 having excellent high temperature strength and long term thermal durability.
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03/10/2011
Henkel Awarded Cessna Chemical Management Contract 

Henkel’s Chemical Management (HCM) Group was recently awarded the chemical management contract at Cessna Aircraft Company in Wichita, Kan. HCM will coordinate all chemical acquisition activity for aerospace products from Henkel and other suppliers. In addition, HCM will provide on-site point-of-use inventory management to promote cost reduction, process improvement and environmental compliance at both Cessna sites in Wichita.

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03/01/2010
40 years of experience in the aerospace market 

Whoever travels from Europe or the American East Coast to Asia will fly over the Persian Gulf. Due to the geographic location and the young, up-coming airlines of the gulf-states, the Middle East Region records massive growth across all segments of the aerospace industry and leads in many ways in terms of innovation and expansion. For the second time now the MRO Middle East Conference & Exhibition takes place in Dubai. As a supplier of innovative adhesive systems for the aerospace industry, Henkel is also well represented at this event.

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