Robots dispense adhesives and sealants.

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Benchtop Series 200 has 200 x 200 mm operating range and 50 mm vertical axis. Benchtop Series 300 has 300 x 320 mm operating range with 100 mm vertical axis. Operating range of benchtop Series 400 is 400 x 400 mm with 150 mm vertical axis. Multi-jointed, Series S440 SCARA robot provides kidney-shaped dispensing area in 260 mm or 180 mm arm lengths for complex applications. All models offer teach-point programming with 100 programs and 6,000 point memory card.

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Henkel Loctite Introduces Line of Robotic Adhesive Dispense Equipment

Rocky Hill, Conn. - September 11, 2003. Henkel Loctite Corporation has introduced a new line of Loctite® Robots for repeated and reliable dispensing of adhesives and sealants onto complex surface configurations. Available in both benchtop and selective compliance assembly robot arm (SCARA) models, these fully programmable robots improve process efficiencies, reduce production costs, and result in minimal material waste.

Loctite Robots are available in four different models, with increasing operating ranges. All models can be ordered in eight different configurations with options including: three or four controllable axes, 110 or 220V power, and standard or CE certification. Simultaneous control over all axes provides 3D linear and arc interpolations for complicated dispensing processes. Specialized application software simplifies programming of the robot.

The Loctite® 200 Series Benchtop Robot has a 200 by 200 mm (7.9 by 7.9-inch) operating range, and a 50 mm vertical axis. The Loctite® 300 Series Benchtop Robot has a 300 by 320 mm (11.8 by 12.6-inch) operating range, and a 100 mm vertical axis. The operating range of the Loctite® 400 Series Benchtop Robot is 400 by 400 mm (15.7 by 15.7-inch), with a 150 mm vertical axis. The only SCARA robot available in the line, the multi-jointed Loctite® S440 Series Robot provides maximum flexibility for complex dispensing applications. The S440 Series Robot provides a kidney shaped dispensing area in two arm lengths, 260 mm or 180 mm.

These compact, plug and play robotic dispensers deliver low cost operation and ownership. All models offer teach-point programming with 100 programs and a 6,000 point memory card. A wide variety of mounting hardware is available.

For more detailed information on the new line of Loctite® Robots, call 1-800-323-5106, or visit the company's website at

Since 1997, Henkel Loctite Corporation, formerly Loctite Corporation, headquartered in Dusseldorf, Germany, has been part of the Henkel Group. It operates in markets as diverse as electronics, automotive, aerospace, biomedical and general industry. Henkel is a leader in consumer brands and technologies. The branded business sectors are Laundry & Home Care, Cosmetics/Toiletries and Consumer and Craftsmen Adhesives. Henkel Technologies is the world market leader in Industrial
Adhesives and Surface Technologies. The three systems businesses -- Henkel Industrial Adhesives and Sealants, Loctite Engineering Adhesives and Henkel Surface Technologies -- supported by their worldwide presence and strong technology base, are the pillars of Henkel Technologies' success. In
Laundry & Home Care and in Cosmetics/Toiletries, Henkel holds a leading position in Europe. "Henkel - A Brand like a Friend": With strong brands and advanced technologies of superior quality and value Henkel makes people's lives easier, better and more beautiful. The company operates in more than 75 countries. In the first six months of 2003, Henkel Group generated sales of 4.7 billion euros and an operating profit (EBIT) of 348 million euros. A total of 48,490 employees work for Henkel on a worldwide

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