Akzo Nobel Polymer Chemistry

Akzonobel offers the widest line of organic peroxide initiators and auxiliaries for the curing of thermoset and acrylic resins used in composite applications. Nouryact, Cadox, Butanox, Perkadox and Trigonox products are used as polymerization catalysts in FRP and most thermoplastics.

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JEC Europe 2013 new product showcase
A review of new products introduced at the JEC Europe 2013 exhibition.

2013 JEC Europe new product showcase
The JEC Europe 2013 trade show (March 12-14, at the Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles, Paris, France) was the venue for introductions of a large number of new composite materials, technologies and manufacturing processes. Here's the HPC editorial staff's compilation of what was on display.

Cobalt-free curing systems
AkzoNobel reported at JEC Europe 2013 that it has extended its portfolio of cobalt-free curing solutions.

JEC Europe 2013 new product showcase
The JEC Europe 2013 trade show (March 12-14, at the Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles, Paris, France) was the venue for introductions of a large number of new composite materials, technologies and manufacturing processes. Here's the CT editorial staff's compilation of what was on display.

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AkzoNobel, OM Group partner up for distribution of cure accelerators
AkzoNobel will distribute, globally, OM Group's Borchi Oxy Cure accelerators for unsaturated polyester and vinyl ester resins. The accelerator is offered as an alternative to cobalt.

Cobalt-free cure accelerators
AkzoNobel Functional Chemicals held a press conference at JEC to announce its new BluCure umbrella brand, in partnership with DSM Composite Resins, that encompasses sustainable products for cobalt-free curing.

JEC Europe 2012 report
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Product Categories of Akzo Nobel Polymer Chemistry

Materials
  • Catalysts, promoters and curing agents
    • Cobalt naphthenate
    • Curing agents, others
    • Hardeners
    • Initiators
    • Peroxides
    • Other catalysts/promoters