Zone: Polyesters
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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.


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Thermoplastic Polyesters: It's a Good Time to Know Them Better

PCT polyesters

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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SOURCEBOOK 2015: The online edition CompositesWorld

Welcome to the online SOURCEBOOK, the searchable, updatable, Internet-based counterpart to CompositesWorld's annually published print SOURCEBOOK.

The markets: Corrosion-resistant applictions (2015) CompositesWorld

The annual cost of metallic corrosion worldwide is staggering. Inherently corrosion-resistant, composites are ideally suited to replace metals.

The matrix (2015) CompositesWorld

The matrix binds the fiber reinforcement, gives the composite component its shape and determines its surface quality. A composite matrix may be a polymer, ceramic, metal or carbon. Here's a guide to selection.

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Although the effects of the 2008 global financial downturn are still felt in some sectors, the composites industry, in general, showed health, growth and a renewed focus on innovation.

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Scott Bader-ATC offers urethane acrylate and hybrid materials that are high-performance yet cost-effective.

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