Metals


Henkel process helps beer barrel manufacturer improve product quality 

The new keg production plant of Entinox at Zaragoza, Spain, has a capacity for 450,000 barrels per year, made from austenite stainless steel with a surface of 2 square meters per barrel. (Photo: Entinox, PR057)Düsseldorf, Germany – Henkel has helped Envases Técnicos Zaragoza S.L. (Entinox), a leading Spanish manufacturer of stainless steel beer barrels (“kegs”), set up an innovative pickling and passivating line using a nitric acid-free Bonderite process. Benefits include superior HSE performance and bath life over traditional mixed acid pickling systems as well as outstanding corrosion resistance.

DSM drives performance of metal coatings by expanding Hybrane resins family

Hybrane™ CY235, will drive standards in the ACE, General Industrial and Car Refinish metal coating industries by enabling enhanced coatings performance, higher throughput and reduced energy consumption.
(Photo: DSM Coating Resins: DSMREPR009)Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, has today announced the launch of a new Hybrane™ product. This product, Hybrane CY235, will drive standards in the ACE, General Industrial and Car Refinish metal coating industries by enabling enhanced coatings performance, higher throughput and reduced energy consumption.

Henkel offers a one-stop portfolio of process solutions for the global metal coil industry

Henkel works with leading metal coil manufacturers and coating specialists to enhance the value of steel, galvanized, aluminum and other rolled product alloys by offering a comprehensive portfolio of cost-effective and sustainable process solutions from pickling and cleaning to surface treatment and lamination. 
(Photo: Henkel, PR050)With more than 80 years of expertise in the metal processing/coil industry and an extensive range of process solutions for pickling, lubrication, cleaning, pretreatment, passivation, coating and lamination, Henkel has firmly established itself as a global one-stop partner of the metal coil industry. New product innovations are strongly focused on helping customers manage the process needs of next-generation alloys while meeting cost and regulatory challenges.

Get ahead of the flow and go pro-environmental today

Going pro-environmental can make a big difference to our planet. (Photo: Perstorp)Switching from mineral oils to polyol ester base oils using a new generation of Pro-Environment Polyols can significantly reduce the cradle-to-grave environmental impact of synthetic lubricants. Perstorp’s renewable Penta, marketed as Voxtar™, for example, reduce the carbon footprint by up to 80%.

Henkel to highlight its comprehensive solutions for the die-casting value chain at Euroguss 2018

HenkelDüsseldorf, Germany – At Euroguss 2018, Henkel (Booth 521, Hall 7) will be showcasing its complete portfolio of product and service solutions for all needs across the entire die-casting and metalworking value chain. From Bonderite cleaning and lubricating products to its Loctite Impregnation Solutions (LIS), the company’s broad expertise and product range helps customers reduce costs and streamline their manufacturing processes.

One-step Bonderite L-FM FL polymer-based coating process changes the game in metal pretreatment for demanding automotive bolts

With Bonderite L-FM FL, Henkel has developed an innovative solution with superior cost performances, reduced CO2 impact and a much smaller water footprint. 
(Photo: Henkel, PR042)Düsseldorf, Germany – Henkel Adhesive Technologies has sharpened the market fit of its Bonderite L-FM FL portfolio of polymeric coatings for the surface conversion of metals used in cold forming operations. The optimized Bonderite L-FM FL process reduces the number of treatment steps from as much as ten to one or two and is fast emerging as an attractive alternative in the production of high-performance automotive bolts and screws.

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