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Henkel Adhesive Technologies

Alternative energy conversion and storage

Extracting power from alternative energy sources like the sun addresses sustainability goals and increases the amount and availability of global power, even in areas with limited infrastructure. Increasing the efficiency of a solar power network—for both conversion and storage—is key to fully harnessing solar energy.

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At a glance

90%

of capacity expansion

Renewables to account for 90% of the capacity expansion through 2027.1

85%

acceleration

Renewable energy to accelerate from the previous five years.2

9.2%

CAGR 2022-2029

Growth of solar energy storage market.3

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Optimizing power conversion and storage

Renewable energy helps avoid overloading electrical grids, but highly efficient conversion and storage solutions are fundamental to scaling renewable solutions. Materials like sustainable energy adhesives improve energy transfer efficiency and protect electronics from outdoor environments to enhance reliability and extend device lifetimes.

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Applications

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Potting

A liquid hardenable material, available as one or two component system. Encapsulate and insulate from environmental effects and improve reliability.

Conformal coating

LOCTITE® conformal coating materials safeguard printed circuit boards and sensitive components against harsh environments, ensuring reliable, long-term operation and high-throughput, environmentally-responsible manufacturing.

Staking adhesives

Formulated for a wide variety of component securing applications. Excellent adhesion to a wide range of surface materials. Enhances mechanical and structural integrity.

Thermal interface materials

With high thermal conductivity for maximum heat dissipation, conformability for low stress, low volatility and silicone-free chemistries to limit outgassing concerns, thermal management materials from Henkel in pad, liquid, gel and phase change formulations offer a solution for any heat-producing application within motor control systems.

Gasketing

Gasketing solutions ensure intact and leak-free seals and resistance to high temperatures, pressure, and vibrations. Perform under extreme conditions whether it be high pressure or high temperature applications.

Solar power inverters

Solar power inverters are one of the most important elements in a solar infrastructure, converting DC from the solar panel to AC for the electrical grid. Material solutions that protect, seal, bond and manage heat help optimize inverter performance, reliability, and lifetime.

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Thermal interface materials

With high thermal conductivity for maximum heat dissipation, conformability for low stress, low volatility and silicone-free chemistries to limit outgassing concerns, thermal management materials from Henkel in pad, liquid, gel and phase change formulations offer a solution for any heat-producing application within motor control systems.

Gasketing

Gasketing solutions ensure intact and leak-free seals and resistance to high temperatures, pressure, and vibrations. Perform under extreme conditions whether it be high pressure or high temperature applications.

Potting

A liquid hardenable material, available as one or two component system. Encapsulate and insulate from environmental effects and improve reliability.

Low pressure molding

A one-part material that requires no mixing or curing. Re-usable formulation and green chemistry. Moisture, chemical resistant, faster and more efficient process than conventional potting.

Conformal coating

LOCTITE® conformal coating materials safeguard printed circuit boards and sensitive components against harsh environments, ensuring reliable, long-term operation and high-throughput, environmentally-responsible manufacturing.

Solar power optimizers

Solar power optimizers help to maximize the power output of solar panels. Thermal management, sealing and protection, and conductivity are all important factors in increasing solar power optimizer performance, reliability, and durability.

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Thermal SIL PAD® materials

Thermally conductive insulators designed to be clean, grease-free and flexible. The combination of a tough carrier material such as fiberglass and silicone rubber, which is confirmable, provides the engineer with a more versatile material than mica or ceramics and grease.

Phase change materials

A pre-applied material, provides good heat dissipation and electrical isolation. Excellent mess-free alternative to thermal grease. Multiple formats (film or paste) and application methods (manual or automated). Long-term integrity, thin bond lines and no mess and no pump out over time.

Staking adhesives

Formulated for a wide variety of component securing applications. Excellent adhesion to a wide range of surface materials. Enhances mechanical and structural integrity.

Thermal GAP PAD® materials

Highly conformable, soft gap filling pads for low component stress. Low modulus, high thermal conductivity solutions . Reduces assembly and operational stress. Easy-to-use, customized for specific applications & manufacturing conditions.

Potting

A liquid hardenable material, available as one or two component system. Encapsulate and insulate from environmental effects and improve reliability.

Gasketing

Gasketing solutions ensure intact and leak-free seals and resistance to high temperatures, pressure, and vibrations. Perform under extreme conditions whether it be high pressure or high temperature applications.

Industrial battery chargers

As the modern power source for industrial electric sector, industrial battery chargers are used to charge large battery banks. Thermal management, sealing, bonding, and protecting materials boost performance, enhance reliability, and extend lifetime.

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Fire protecting coating

Battery Safety solutions, such as fire protective coatings, are key to ensuring the safety of passengers in case a fire event is triggered inside the battery pack due to a thermal runaway.

Conductive electrode coating

Conductive coatings improve the charging and discharging performance of lithium-ion battery cells by reducing the electrical resistance between active material and aluminum foil.

Dielectric coating

With high dielectric strength and excellent interfacial adhesion, Henkel’s Dielectric Coatings provide a superior alternative to conventional PET-foils due to their automated spray coating process which is optimized for mass production.

Assembly adhesives

Battery assembly adhesives enable cost-efficient and fast assembly of prismatic, cylindrical or pouch cells.

Conformal coating

LOCTITE® conformal coating materials safeguard printed circuit boards and sensitive components against harsh environments, ensuring reliable, long-term operation and high-throughput, environmentally-responsible manufacturing.

Thermal gap fillers

Gap Filler thermal materials are essential for efficient heat management, safety and lifetime performance of the battery. They improve thermal performance and reliability, and allow for extremely fast and automated dispension.

Structural adhesives

Structural adhesives for battery packs optimize housing integrity and crash performance. Henkel's solutions can be applied cost-efficiently by robot, and are suitable for both aluminum and multi-metal frames and structures.

Gasketing

Gasketing technologies for battery pack housings enable lifetime reliable sealing against environmental influences and fluids. They are designed to allow for reopening the cover and flame retardency to the UL 94 standard.

Lithium-ion batteries

In solar energy, lithium-ion batteries are the most common storage solution due to their high power density ratings. Material solutions for energy storage include thermal management, adhesives, sealants and coating technologies that help reduce cost, optimize lifetime performance, safety, and reliability.

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