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Henkel Expands Line of Loctite® LED-Compatible Adhesives

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Henkel Corporation

One Henkel Way, Rocky Hill, CT, 06067, USA

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Henkel Expands Line of Loctite® LED-Compatible Adhesives

Press release date: July 9, 2014

Bonding, Sealing, Potting and Threadlocking Products Meet Challenging Chemical Compatibility Standards

Rocky Hill, Conn. -- Henkel has expanded its comprehensive offering of LED-compatible Loctite® adhesives, sealants, potting materials and threadlockers. The LED-compatible line now includes 38 products that improve the reliability and help lower the manufacturing costs of these lighting devices. While the presence of incompatible adhesives can impair the performance of LEDs, use of LED-compatible Loctite® products helps to ensure long life, even for components exposed to extreme temperatures, dust/dirt, vibration and underwater submersion.

The company offers bonding and sealing products that prevent moisture, dust, dirt and contaminants from entering the lamp head and the lens; potting products that encapsulate electrical components and fill structural voids to strengthen and protect the assembly; general bonding adhesives that bond subcomponent assemblies and basic structural elements; and threadlockers that prevent threaded parts from loosening due to shock, vibration and thermal expansion.

Henkel LED-compatible products are engineered for use in roadway/parking lot, industrial/commercial, consumer/residential and architectural applications. The company also offers automated dispensing systems and fast-cure adhesives.

Information on Henkel products for LEDs can be found at www.henkelna.com/LED.  Visitors to the site can access information on Henkel LED application solutions, download a copy of the Loctite® LED Design Guide, and read the latest blog post from Henkel LED experts.

HENKEL IN NORTH AMERICA
Henkel markets a wide range of well-known consumer and industrial brands in North America, including Dial® soaps, Purex® laundry detergents, Right Guard® antiperspirants, got2b® hair gels, and Loctite® adhesives. Visit www.henkelna.com for more information.

ABOUT HENKEL
Henkel operates worldwide with leading brands and technologies in three business areas: Laundry & Home Care, Beauty Care and Adhesive Technologies. Founded in 1876, Henkel holds globally leading market positions both in the consumer and industrial businesses with well-known brands such as Persil®, Schwarzkopf® and Loctite®. Henkel employs about 47,000 people, and reported sales of $21.8 billion and adjusted operating profit of $3.3 billion in fiscal 2013. Henkel's preferred shares are listed in the German stock index DAX.

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