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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Cytec Industrial Materials is adding two new products to its rail portfolio that meet the fire requirements of EN45545-2:2013.Snap cure resins, ceramics, epoxy prepreg Composites Technology
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