Bio-mass phenolic prepregs

Composite Technical Services showed at SAMPE 2012 its ExaPhen product portfolio of phenolic resins derived from inedible agricultural bio-mass.

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Composite Technical Services (Kettering, Ohio) showed at SAMPE 2012 its ExaPhen product portfolio of phenolic resins derived from inedible agricultural bio-mass. The new resins, based on the phenolic structure currently derived from cashew shell oil (a byproduct of the cashew nut industry) reportedly give prepregs a high degree of formulation versatility, enhanced moisture resistance and improved flame-retarding properties, compared to prepregs made with other bio-resins.  

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