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At Southern Manufacturing 2015 in Farnborough on 10–12 February 2015, Henkel will introduce several new adhesive technologies, including the LOCTITE 4902 highly flexible instant adhesive; the expanded range of TECHNOMELT low-pressure-moulding, hot-melt adhesives; and the Jet Valve dispensing system.

Southern Manufacturing 2015 product preview

Henkel’s range of adhesives incorporates five core technologies: epoxies, acrylics, polyurethanes, silane-modified polymers and silicones. The company also provides dispensing equipment from simple handheld devices to fully automated systems.

Henkel will be found on stand M79 at the event. The overall theme of the company’s stand is ‘360° bonding’.

Key product features

LOCTITE 4902

  • Highly flexible instant adhesive
  • Offers elongation up to 155 per cent
  • Provides a high-strength bond in seconds
  • Can be reliably used on plastics, rubber, metals and other substrates
  • ISO 10993 biocompatible, making it suitable for bonding disposable medical devices

TECHNOMELT

  • Range of low-pressure-moulding, hot-melt adhesives has been expanded with new formulations that are UV-stabilised, ultra-clear and chemical resistant
  • Address demanding encapsulation requirements including all types of sensors, automotive products, new lighting designs and medical devices

Jet Valve

  • Enables bubble-free dispensing at up to 300 drops per second
  • Droplets can be as small as 0.3mm depending on the adhesive used
  • Diaphragm technology is easy to integrate thanks to its compact design
  • Requires little maintenance

Henkel is the world market leader in state-of-the-art industrial adhesives, sealants and surface treatment products for a wide variety of engineering applications. Its leading brands for the industrial market are Loctite, Bonderite, Teroson, Aquence and Technomelt.

Strong customer focus, research and innovation, consistent quality and sustainable business practices have contributed to its record of success, as has continuous improvement in both its products and methods of manufacture.

The company applies its expertise to the entire value chain across the engineering sector. Whatever you build, manufacture, assemble or repair, its technical consultancy service will provide all the assistance and training you need to ensure you have the best product and the skill to apply to its best advantage.

Henkel brands are internationally renowned for their proven reliability and performance and the scope of the company’s product programme extends from cleaning and pre-treatment through to bonding, sealing, filling and protecting, coating and lubricating. 

Henkel is the only adhesive manufacturer to offer a comprehensive range of products that are hazard-label free. Its Loctite Health and Safety series is suitable for the lion’s share of engineering applications and includes thread lockers, thread sealants, gasketing adhesives, retaining compounds and instant adhesives.

As both the product and its method of application dictate the quality of process, Henkel also has considerable expertise in the supply of dedicated dispensing equipment that, if necessary, can be bespoke to the application. This equipment ensures the product is applied quickly, cleanly, accurately and economically.

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