Henkel Patents Adhesive

December 20, 2012

U.S. 8,197,944 B2
Henkel has been awarded a patent for a one-component structural adhesive that has a flow limit of at least 1500 Pa, a flow rate of <50 grams/minute, and an initial adhesion of more than 30 g/cm2, and that is comprised of 10% to 75% weight of an adhesive binder and 8% to 50% weight of at least one thickening agent and 0% to 50% weight of at least one filler based on the total mass of the one-component adhe- sive, the sum of thickening agent and filler is in the range of 20% to 50% weight, and in which the thickening agent is selected from at least one of silicic acid and an am- ide wax and the filler is calcium carbonate.