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Henkel's Hysol® EA 9896™ Wet Peel Ply Provides Clean Bonding Surface

Published on 2009-11-05. Author : SpecialChem

The aerospace group of Henkel announces the release of Hysol® EA 9896™ WPP (Wet Peel Ply) composite bonding film. This product is a resin impregnated nylon peel ply used for the surface preparation of composite substrates. It provides process efficiency by eliminating the need for sanding or grit blasting in the surface preparation process. Hysol® EA 9896™ WPP also eliminates residual peel ply fibers at the bond surface after curing and removal. Henkel will be introducing this technology and others at the SAMPE Wichita show, booth #910.

Additional benefits include:

  • Easy removal from substrates
  • Eliminates fiber retention on the bonding surface
  • Process efficiency

Hysol® EA 9896 WPP is currently being evaluated by several aerospace customers. "Henkel is committed to developing innovative solutions for our customers, such as Hysol® EA 9896™," said Patrice Buisson, global director of marketing and business development, Henkel aerospace group. "We are proud to offer products that increase process efficiency for our customers without sacrificing quality."

Henkel's aerospace group provides structural adhesives and metal surface treatments. Structural adhesives are used for composite, metal and honeycomb assembly in all sectors of aerospace. Metal surface treatments include cleaners, metal pre-treatment chemicals, jet engine overhaul cleaners and paint removers for the maintenance and preparation of aircraft. Our target customers include OEM's, subcontractors, and maintenance & overhaul centers. Key brands include Hysol® for structural adhesives, Turco® for metal surface treatments and key product brands of Frekote® mold release chemicals and Alodine® conversion coatings.

About Henkel

For more than 130 years, Henkel has been a leader with brands and technologies that make people's lives easier, better and more beautiful. Henkel operates in three business areas - Home Care, Personal Care, and Adhesive Technologies - and is ranked among the Fortune Global 500 companies. More than 60 percent of Henkel's sales are in fast-moving consumer goods, while the industrial business accounts for almost 40 percent of the company's total sales. In fiscal 2008, Henkel generated sales of 14,131 million euros and adjusted operating profit of 1,460 million euros. Our more than 55,000 employees worldwide are dedicated to fulfilling our corporate claim, "A Brand like a Friend," and ensuring that people in more than 125 countries can trust in brands and technologies from Henkel.

Source: Henkel


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