The home of composite excellence: our CompositeLab in Heidelberg

Because we live for composites we gave it a home – our CompositeLab in Heidelberg. It is a state of the art unique testing facility where customers and Henkel experts can team up to test their ideas for composite parts and to figure out the perfect production processes to make their ideas ready for market.

The KraussMaffei machine

It's the heart of the CompositeLab. Our partner KraussMaffei provided us a machine fully capable of producing RTM-made composite parts so you can test your ideas in a realistic production environment.

Technical Data:

RTM machine with 380t press; 2D and 3D molds for testing; Prototype testing up to mold sizes of 1.5 m x 1.3 m

Your Benefits:

Material characterization and RTM processing from one source; Composite and adhesives testing (static & dynamic)

The Think Tanks

Every great improvement needs a lot of brainwork. The CompositeLab offers dedicated rooms for the teams to think, equipped with everything to spark creativity and to present or share ideas.

Break Room

We do not believe in all work and no play. Therefore our break room has everything from a fully equipped kitchen to vending machines or a football so your team can supercharge its energy.  

Book the CompositeLab

Do you have a project, you would like to test in our CompositeLab? Fill out the application form and we'll soon get back to you!

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Henkel – Automotive

As a global leader in adhesives, sealants and functional coating solutions for the automotive industry, we create competitive advantage for our customers along the entire value chain of car manufacturing.

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