Body & assembly
Henkel’s depth of complete solutions for automotive body and assembly applications make vehicles quieter and longer-lasting, while providing additional comfort, strength and safety. Henkel delivers a more durable, attractive vehicle while providing greater manufacturing efficiency. Henkel’s expertise and products help ensure outstanding quality throughout body-in-white, body shop, paint line and assembly applications. These automotive technologies ensure vehicles not only look great in the showroom, but also stand up to the rigors of everyday driving.
As a result, engineers at leading OEMs, systems integrators and tiered suppliers trust Henkel to provide custom solutions for today’s vehicles. Henkel’s innovative solutions make vehicles quieter and longer-lasting, while providing additional comfort, strength and safety.
Adhesives - Henkel provides a vast line of advanced-technology adhesives for automotive body and assembly applications that are available in a variety of product types including hot-melt, water-based, instant-cure and light-cure versions. In addition, body and paint shops use Henkel’s general sealing adhesives and body panels, hem flange sealing and structural adhesives.
Chemical Specialties - Henkel’s chemical specialty products and services have a sustained, proven reputation for performance. The company’s experts work to ensure that products, including paint booth detackifiers and booth maintenance cleaners, meet customers’ application and quality needs. Henkel provides chemical specialty solutions for common and unique challenges faced by the automotive industry.
Parts and Foams - With its line of preformed parts and pumpable foams, Henkel is the leading source for sealing, acoustic and structural solutions for automotive body assembly. The structural foams are available in both epoxy and urethane chemistries. Henkel’s preformed parts and foams address water leakage; structural reinforcement; and noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) challenges. In addition, paint shops use Henkel’s baffles, structural foams, paint detackification products and liquid-applied, sound deadening products.
Surface Treatments -
Henkel supplies state-of-the-art metal pretreatment technologies for automotive body and assembly applications, and offers the most complete line of cleaning, conditioning and conversion coating processes. Producing chemical pretreatments for light metals, plastics, glass and steel for automotive applications, Henkel has set high standards for corrosion protection, paint adhesion and environmental safety.
The experts at Henkel value the relationships they hold with customers. In addition to superior customer service and increased client interaction, Henkel provides a full portfolio of top quality products and services for body and assembly applications that offer an array of benefits including:
- Offer safer ways to use chemistries
- Reduce operator exposure
Improved Operating Efficiency
- Automation for process control and cost reductions
- Smart controllers for integrated process control equipment
- Reduce operating expenses (time, manpower, energy)
- Reduce waste treatment costs
- Regional operations to serve customers globally
- Worldwide project management support
- Meets automotive quality standards
- ISO/TS 16949 certification