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Lighten Up your Automotive Manufacturing and Designs

Lightweighting is the best option for the automotive industry to meet 2025 Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards of 54.5 miles per gallon.

Bonding and corrosion issues must be accounted for in order to effectively incorporate new lightweight materials. We invite you to explore the possibilities adhesives, composite resins and surface treatments offer here on the Lighten Up Site.


FEATURED: SPE 2014 Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition

Henkel will be at SPE 2014

Join us for a technical presentation to learn how Henkel's new generation of polyurethane matrix resin is helping speed composite production.

Latest Blog Post:  Lightweighting: It's What's Inside that Matters
Scott Pergande wrote this post on August 12, 2014

Imagine your favorite couch. If you think about it, that couch is host to many activities. It's where you watch TV, play games, spend time with your friends and maybe even eat. What makes it so comfy? The materials inside. Truly, it's what's inside that matters.  Read more...

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Lightweighting Technology Saves Trees

Henkel technologies account for nearly 100 kilograms in mass savings for every vehicle - the equivalent of planting approximately 19 trees.

Lightweighting Saves Trees Chart