Araldite® high-performance epoxy technology started in 1946
Revolutionising the adhesives world
Huntsman Advanced Materials (formerly part of Ciba-Geigy) revolutionised the world of adhesives in the 1940s when they launched the new epoxy technology in Switzerland under the Araldite® brand name.
Over 80 years of experience
The global leading Araldite® adhesive brand brings over 80 years of experience to give both home users and industrial customers (aerospace, manufacturing and construction) the ultimate epoxy bonding strength.
Trusted by millions of consumers worldwide
Araldite® offers easy-to-use professional adhesives that are trusted by millions of consumers. No matter whether you are new to DIY or an expert, Araldite® gives you the confidence that you can get it repaired once and for all. You can always rely on Araldite™.
The history of Araldite®
1960: The Bluebird
Donald Campbell attempted the World Land Speed record in “Bluebird”. The car’s fuselage was bonded together with Araldite® at Duxford.
1965: Publicity stunt
We organised a publicity stunt to demonstrate the sheer strength of Araldite®.
1981: Look no hands!
We created this humorous advert to convince consumers of the superior strength of Araldite®.
1982: The Cortina campaign
This hugely successful Araldite® advertising campaign appeared in 3 stages and ran for 4 months.
We were proud to launch Araldite® DIY adhesives in China.
2006: Selvestris 23
Engineers used Araldite® adhesives in the construction of the Silvestris 23 sports cabriolet – a unique, five-litre, aluminum speed boat.
2006: Torre Agbar
Construction workers used all three types of Araldite® adhesives to create the dome at the top of the Torre Agbar in Barcelona.
2022: Still bonding after 50 years
A customer wrote to us, “I bought Araldite® in early 1971, and I’m still using the same tubes at home for repairs today – it’s as good as it’s always been. I also use the latest Araldite® for all my boat repairs.”