Epoxy is a thermosetting matrix resin and among the most commonly used resin systems in the composites industry. It's frequently used with continuous carbon fiber in aerospace, race car, marine and other high-performance applications.
Market trends and tighter budgets are helping to expand the use of composites to repair and replace corrosion-damaged infrastructure — aboveground and underground.
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Two of Sicomin's epoxies designed for use in marine applications have achieved Lloyd's Register certification.CAMX 2014 preview: Sicomin CompositesWorld
Sicomin (Marseille, France), a formulator and supplier of high-performance epoxy systems and advanced composite materials, will emphasize its accredited range of materials being used by several aerospace OEMs, including Airbus and Dassault.CAMX 2014 preview: Renegade Materials CompositesWorld
Renegade Materials Corp. (Springboro, Ohio, USA) will emphasize polyimides and bismaleimides (BMIs) in its CAMX booth.CAMX 2014 preview: Hexcel CompositesWorld
Fiber and resins supplier Hexcel (Stamford, Conn., USA) is featuring in its booth HexTow HM63 carbon fiber, HexTool composite tooling, PrimeTex spread-tow carbon fiber fabric, HiTape dry carbon fiber reinforcements, HexPly M77 snap-cure prepreg and HexPly M79 prepreg.CAMX 2014 preview: Cytec Industries CompositesWorld
Carbon fiber and resins specialist Cytec Industries Inc. (Woodland Park, N.J., USA) will feature its full portfolio of structural and tooling prepregs, resin infusion systems and structural adhesives that are complemented by a range of process materials.