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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