Sicomin Epoxy Systems (Marseille, France) will be celebrating its 30th year as a formulator and supplier of epoxy resin systems. To mark the occasion, the company will unveil its refreshed brand identity with a new logo and enhanced website, as well as announce growth plans for 2014. Sicomin will also showcase a range of Clear, Green, Fire Retardant and Foaming epoxy resin systems, targeted at manufacturers seeking high-performance solutions for all composite applications. SR TOPCLEAR is a mixed epoxy and PU formulation that offers an enhanced, translucent and glossy finish on a range of components. It is a UV-resistant and ultra-fast hardening product that can be processed in as little as 10 minutes. SR TOPCLEAR can be applied by brush or spray to multiple surfaces including composites, wood, glass and carbon fabrics, metals and a selection of foams. GREEN POXY 56 is the latest innovation in environmentally enhanced epoxy formulations — more than half of the product’s molecular structure is derived from plant matter. Sicomin says independent laboratory tests using the Carbon 14 measurement were recently conducted and declared the products green carbon content is 56 percent It can be used for lamination purposes, injection molding, filament winding, hot or cold press processes and casting. A 2,000-m2/21,527-ft2 site expansion at Sicomin will accommodate an optimized laboratory and manufacturing resource area. New personnel have also been recruited to further support the R&D and Customer Service teams.
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