Siltech Corp. (Toronto, ON, Canada) will feature its line of organo-functional silicone compounds and related specialties. Reactive silicones enable the modification of resins for hybrid properties, including improved temperature resistance, release, impact resistance, leveling, fiber wet out and foam control. Products include Silmer reactive resin modifiers:
- Silmer OH ACR for vinyl ester
- Silmer EP or NH for epoxy
- Silmer OH for polyester
Silsurf and Silube modifying additives offer fiber wetting, built-in mold release, gas release, lubricity for pultrusion and foam control. Products are available in an appropriate solvent or neat.
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