Henkel opens composite test centre

Henkel’s newly opened Composite Lab in Heidelberg, Germany, is a state-of-the-art test facility where automotive customers can team up with experts to develop and test composite parts.

Henkel has opened its Composite Lab to allow OEMs and Tier-1 customers to conduct trials using high-pressure resin transfer molding (HP-RTM) equipment. The HP-RTM machine includes a 380 tons press and injection equipment for Polyurethanes and Epoxy materials.

Henkel’s composites portfolio includes: composite matrix resins, composite adhesives and process know-how and engineering expertise.