Adhesives and sealants are an important part of the application and manufacturing process for automobiles. They are integral parts of the design and construction of the car body. They are important factors in enabling Original Equipment Manufacturers to achieve their targets for advanced body construction and manufacturing efficiency.
Henkel Surface Technologies offers a comprehensive range of products for the Body, Paint and final Assembly areas. This system approach, is supplemented by a large range of pre-manufacturing and repair products. Our product line is under constant development to meet the changing needs of our customers.
Loctite® products are used in markets as diverse as electronics, automotive, aerospace, machine building and medical devices, as well as many fields of general industry.
Henkel Surface Technologies offers a wide range of products for the bonding of glass and plastics to the automobile manufacturers. The largest field of application is the structural bonding of motor vehicle windows and wind shields. The TEROSTAT products comprise a range of polyurethane based, high performance adhesives and coupling agents used to bond large glass sections to the vehicle. The resistance of motor vehicle bodies to torsional strain can be improved by 30 %, thanks to the improved performance characteristics. Non conducting materials enable glass screens to have integrated functions. ( e.g. GPS, Aerial, TV and Telephone ).
The TEROSTAT line of products are elastomer based flexible adhesives in either pumpable or a profiled form. The Terostat products are used as seam sealers and mastics in the body shop.
The Macoplast range of products includes various two component polyurethanes that are heavily utilized in the automotive, aeronautics and cold storage industries. Other products are either based on PVC or natural rubber and are designed for the local automotive assembly industry.
The Plastisol products are suitable for manufacturing moulded articles or for the protection of equipment and components.
The "Filtasol" range of PVC Plastisols are designed for the manufacture of automotive and industrial filters for air, fuel and oil filtration.