Henkel, through its well-known LOCTITE® brand, is partnering with Porsche in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, the only all electric and most sustainable motorsport series.
With a strong legacy of performance, innovation, reliability and sustainability, LOCTITE® has become the official Adhesives Partner for the TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team, offering premium professional products and extensive technical expertise on the Porsche 99X Electric – the company’s first all-electric racing car.
Porsche Motorsport is constantly improving the Porsche 99X Electric in regards of efficiency and reliability to compete in the most competitive racing series in the world – the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. Henkel supplies adhesive solutions for many applications, both in the Porsche development workshops and at the racetracks.
As part of the partnership the TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team uses a wide range of LOCTITE®products, including a number of high performance epoxy adhesives, retaining compounds, gap filling adhesives, threadlockers – medium and high strength, structural adhesives, thread sealants and instant adhesives.
The deployment of these products ensures complete mechanical reliability for a host of key applications, which extend from suspension bearings, gearbox housing parts and powertrain bolts, through to steering wheel components, O-rings and cables. Porsche test rigs for engines and gearboxes also benefit from the high performance LOCTITE® solutions.
“In order to be successful in such a highly competitive racing series as the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, we need strong partners who share our commitment and vision for the future of motorsports. We are delighted to welcome Henkel as our reliable strong partner. The LOCTITE® core philosophy and products stand for innovation and sustainability which therefore makes it the perfect match for Porsche,” explains Thomas Laudenbach, vice-president Porsche Motorsport.
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