Polyester is a thermosetting resin matrix system and among the most used in the composites industry. It's most often used in sheet molding compound, bulk molding compound and with glass fiber in industrial, construction, infrastructure and other applications.
There’s more to TP polyesters than you think. You may know PET, PBT, and PETG—but what about PCT, PCTG, PCTA, and PTT? If you’re not sure what they are, how their properties compare, and who sells them, we have the answers—and lots of new developments to report.
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Dilutec (Piracicaba, Brazil) has launched a crystal polyester resin and ISO NPG gelcoat system that ensures translucency to composites parts.CAMX 2016 preview: HK Research CompositesWorld
HK Research Corp. (Hickory, NC, US) will unveil its newest gel coat series.CAMX 2016 preview: Polynt Composites USA CompositesWorld
Polynt Composites (Carpentersville, IL, US) will feature its expanded gel coat line with two technologies under the Fusion and Impulse product names.IDI Composites International opens composites technology center CompositesWorld
The IDI 3i Composites Technology Center was founded to meet increased demand from OEMs for stronger, lower density and higher performing materials.Aliancys signs distribution agreements with Malaysia and Japan CompositesWorld
Suka Chemicals and Yokohama Chemicals Corp. will distribute the full resins portfolio of Aliancys, as well as the gelcoats and bonding pastes manufactured by Aliancys in China.