Ford F-150 utilizes Henkel’s aluminum pretreat process

Apr 17, 2013 | 10:00 AM | Michael Cowden

Tags  Henkel, Manish Dave, Terry Giles, Bonderite Flex process, pretreatment, zirconium oxide, zinc phosphate, automotive aluminum Ford

CHICAGO — Henkel Corp.’s automotive group has introduced a new pretreatment process in North America that will allow more aluminum to be used in cars and trucks, the company said.

Henkel’s Bonderite Flex Process made its North American production debut on the 2013 Ford F-150, which features an all-aluminum hood, German parent Henkel AG & Co. KGaA said April 16.....

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