Henkel Corporation, a global leader in adhesives, sealants, structural bonders, lubricants and maintenance/repair chemicals offers innovative solutions for wind turbine manufacturing (OEM) and maintenance, repair and operations (O & M).

OEM blade manufacturing

For OEMs, Henkel provides composite mold-release agents and GL-approved high-performance polyurethane adhesives for rotor blade assemblies that provide superior long-term dynamic fatigue strength.

Maintenance and repair solutions

Our O & M solutions offer products engineered for the maintenance and repair of blades, nacelles, towers and bases. These include polyurethane compounds for blade edge and tip repair, tailing edge erosion repair, structural bonders, component sealers, threadlockers and retaining compounds, corrosion protection, functional coatings and surface treatment, non-slip safety coatings, base grouts, cable and flange sealants and cleaners.

Loctite Wind blade repair products include:

  • Loctite UK 1370 Putty: for filling voids, gaps, and holes; excellent resistance to erosion and crack propagation; superior sanded finish.
  • Loctite UK 1405 NA Lay-Up Resin: for larger repairs where new reinforcement is needed; excellent resistance to erosion and crack propagation; for use by hand lay-up or vacuum infusion.
  • Loctite UK 1351 B25 Structural Bonder: structural bonding blade halves; repairs of small components and patches; GL approved; superior fatigue strength versus epoxies.

About Henkel

Henkel operates worldwide with leading brands and technologies in three business areas: laundry and 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 $21.13 billion and adjusted operating profit of $2.98 billion in fiscal 2012. Henkel’s preferred shares are listed in the German stock index DAX.