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At Henkel Corporation, we provide solutions to industry’s biggest challenges. We are
dedicated to understanding the markets we serve and developing partnerships that
stand the test of time.
For more than 100 years, Henkel has been the leading supplier of state-of-the-art
metal pretreatment technologies. As the world’s leading supplier of chemical
pretreatments for steel, light metals, and plastics, Henkel sets high standards for
corrosion protection, paint adhesion and environmental safety.
Since the early 1930s, Bonderite® has been well established in the automotive and
metalworking industries as a brand for conversion coating processes and chemistries
to improve paint adhesion, corrosion protection and wear resistance to ferrous-based
alloys, mixed metal alloys and plastic surfaces. The products that make up the
Bonderite® brand include process line chemistries, cleaners, pretreatment chemistries
including activators and conditioners, conversion coating chemistries, post treatment
chemistries (including rinses and passivation), as well as auxiliary products including
toner, additives, accelerators and neutralizer.
To help you compete in today’s challenging manufacturing environment, our chemists
and engineers work in partnership with our customers to improve design, assembly,
productivity and profitability. Whether you need consultation on our products’
performance or a turnkey process design, Henkel provides solutions.
A Message from Henkel Corporation
As Seen In Products Finishing
Beer Barrel Maker Improves Product Quality with Nitric Acid-Free Pickling Process
Absence of citric compounds also addresses the growing concern among beer brewers about residual flavors in the barrels.
Adding Finishing and Cutting Costs
BTD Manufacturing adds liquid and autophoretic finishes, and now enjoys great demand for these processes from its customers.
Optimizing and Maintaining Spray Patterns in a Wash System
When pretreatment systems perform optimally, water and chemistry are used efficiently, with little flowing to waste treatment.
Process Control System Designed for Metal Pretreatment Lines
Henkel’s Bonderite E-CO DMC is a multichannel process control system that enables running of a complex chemical process cascade with multiple stages in metal pretreatment production lines.
Process Solutions Specially Formulated for Metal Coil
Henkel offers a variety of Bonderite process solutions for the metal coil industry, specially formulated for high-speed and continuous operation of manufacturing lines, as well as greater cost-efficiency and sustainability.
Novel 3D Printing Solutions for Finishing
Henkel’s Adhesive Technologies business unit is now offering the ability to create tailor-made materials for additive manufacturing.
Acid Pickle Cleaner Cuts Rust, Oxide Scale on Steel
Henkel’s Bonderite C-IC 182C metal cleaner is suited for both hot- and cold-rolled steel, and can be used as a conventional pretreatment spray or on an immersion line.
Rolling Along: Powder Coating Car And Truck Wheels.
Areway Acquisition finishes forged and cast aluminum wheels for many of the cars and trucks that you see on the road today.
Co-Cure to the Rescue For A-Coat and Powder Coating
Henkel’s autodeposition protection technology is an alternative vehicle coating, as Android hopes to produce 9,000 vehicles this year for Florida-based Vehicle Production Group.
Android Industries Open House Features Henkel, Parker Ionics, Akzo Nobel Partnerships On New Accessible Vehicle
Showcases new Vehicle Production Group auto, first mobility vehicle engineered for wheelchair accessibility. See Video
Getting a Good Finish Begins with a Great Start
Virtually all metal parts and many plastic parts have some sort of finish applied to them. These finishes are applied to improve appearance, increase corrosion resistance and enhance wear resistance.
Alodine EC2: ‘All aboard’ for saltwater corrosion resistance
Volvo Penta, a leading worldwide supplier of engines and complete power systems for marine and industrial use based in Chesapeake, Va., recently redesigned one of their leading engine exhaust systems and stern drives used on 20 to 35-foot pleasure craft.
Tech Notes: Autodeposition Update
Process could replace e-coat for auto body apps, developer says?
Better Plastics Cleaning
Cleaner reduces costs, saves energy
Nano-technology pretreatment improves powder coating quality and productivity.
For many plants and job shops, the emergence of process control systems have accounted for hundreds of thousands of dollars in savings in chemical and energy use. Here's a look at one success story...
Complex Parts, Innovative Solutions
When Valley Coatings Services was presented with the challenge of coating complex parts, the company explored new finishing technologies and worked with suppliers to develop custom solutions...
E-Coat: Quantity or Quality
All finishers want a high-quality line with high throughput. But a company's decisions will typically favor one or the other. Quaker Mfg. Inc. chose quality over quantity...