Henkel partners with Porsche in ABB FIA Formula E World Championship

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Through its Loctite brand, Henkel is partnering with Porsche in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, the only all-electric and most sustainable motorsport series.

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 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.