Henkel Adhesive Technologies

Henkel Adhesive Technologies

Aerospace

Advanced mobility, reliability, and sustainability

The aerospace industry is always innovating ways to move people around the world. Emerging areas are digitization, automation, improved maintenance, new transportation models, and sustainable materials. To take flight, these areas need collaborations that foster innovation, meet mission-critical requirements, build agile supply chains, and navigate an expanding regulatory landscape.

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At a glance

50%

Net emissions reduction

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Commercial aviation’s goal by 2050 versus 2005 levels.1

77%

Of companies investing

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In deeper collaborations for more resilient supply chains.2

20,000

Flights per day by 2030

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Urban air mobility is poised for growth.3

Explore our aerospace solutions

  • Aviation

  • Space

  • Urban air mobility

Sustainable skies

Leading topics for advancing aerospace sustainability are lower fuel consumption and lower CO2 emissions. These two levers require unrelenting innovation and the right materials to achieve state-of-the-art technology with high levels of efficiency.

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Unwavering reliability

As aerospace innovations develop and digitization goes more mainstream, the requirement for reliable, safe, sustainable and compliant performance remains paramount. Advanced materials in new engines and equipment are optimized for manufacturing and designed to augment aerospace quality, sustainability, and reliability.

Newfound efficiencies

Automation. AI/ML. MBE. Digital twins. Novel technologies can help introduce higher efficiencies in aerospace manufacturing while supporting sustainability goals. In support of productivity goals, manufacturing-optimized material solutions integrate efficiently into component and aircraft processes and designs.

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Will it fly?

Composite materials offer excellent mechanical properties, especially strength-to-weight and stiffness-to-weight ratios. But production costs have been prohibitive. New material technology and processing techniques are changing that. Read about it here.

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