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Huntsman epoxy adhesive system receives Germanischer Lloyd approval

News International-French

7 Oct 2011

Its subsidiary Huntsman Advanced Materials has received approval from Germanischer Lloyd (GL) for ‘Araldite AW 4856 / Hardener HW 4856 Fast’; an epoxy adhesive system designed for the manufacture of wind blades and large composite parts.

‘Araldite AW 4856 / Hardener HW 4856 Fast’ has been certified by GL as a ‘Duromeric Adhesive’, comprising good thixotropic and low exothermic properties.  Offering increased toughness and fatigue resistance in applications requiring load bearing strength, this adhesive also provides excellent adhesion under adverse application conditions.


Huntsman offers a full range of products that can be used in the Wind Energy sector, including seamless modelling pastes for master models, get coats and resins for mold production, Germanischer Lloyd (GL) certified resins and adhesives for parts production, as well as materials for on-site repairs.


About Huntsman
Huntsman is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals. Its operating companies manufacture products for a variety of global industries, including chemicals, plastics, automotive, aviation, textiles, footwear, paints and coatings, construction, technology, agriculture, health care, detergent, personal care, furniture, appliances and packaging. Originally known for pioneering innovations in packaging and, later, for rapid and integrated growth in petrochemicals, Huntsman today has more than 11,000 employees and operates from multiple locations worldwide. The Company had 2009 revenues of approximately $8 billion.

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