Trucks & Buses
Henkel’s depth of complete solutions for truck and bus applications help to deliver a more durable, attractive vehicle while providing greater manufacturing efficiency. Henkel’s expertise and products help ensure outstanding quality throughout cab shop, paint line and assembly applications. These technologies ensure vehicles not only look great, but also stand up to the rigors of everyday driving.
Henkel provides a variety of custom solutions for truck and bus applications. Solutions include applications for adhesives, parts and foams, surface treatments, and chemical specialties.
Adhesives – Henkel provides a broad line of advanced-technology adhesives and sealants for truck and bus applications. Solutions include:
- Structural adhesives (MMA acrylic, epoxy, urethane and hybrids) for interior and exterior applications
- Hot melt and water-based products for interior and exterior trim applications
- Bonded substrates including FRP, SMC, engineered plastics, various metals and dissimilar substrates
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 purge solvents and booth maintenance cleaners, meet customers’ application and quality needs. Henkel provides chemical specialty solutions for common and unique challenges faced by the truck and bus 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 truck and bus applications. 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, and liquid-applied, sound deadening products.
Surface Treatments – Henkel supplies state-of-the-art metal pretreatment technologies for truck and bus 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 heavy-duty applications, Henkel has set high standards for corrosion protection, paint adhesion and environmental safety.