Scott Bader Company Ltd.

Multinational specialty chemicals group manufacturing resins, gel coats and adhesives for the composites industry as well as emulsion polymers and alkyd resins for various niche markets. For further information, visit www.scottbader.com.

Wollaston, Wellingborough
Northamptonshire, NN29 7RL GB

Additional Locations:
4280 Hudson Dr.
Stow, OH 44224 US
(330) 920-4410

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Scott Bader expands in Japan
The new business will supply the growing composites market in Japan with composite and adhesive products coupled with technical support. 

CAMX 2018 preview: Scott Bader
Scott Bader North America (Stow, OH, US) is featuring its lineup of adhesives, resins, gelcoats and matched tooling systems.

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Scott Bader renews DNV.GL approval for Crestafix 621CC products
The Crestafix 621CC range of products has been granted Grade 2 sandwich approval, meaning they can be used in all marine vessels classed by DNV.GL.

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Composites perform water rescue in high-speed rail tunnel
Channeling out the great quantities of water that flow into Spain’s Pajares railway tunnels in the Cantabria Mountain range required an award-winning composites innovation.

HK Research and Scott Bader form strategic alliance
The companies plan to explore mutual interests in various markets, technologies and manufacturing areas to further strengthen their respective positions in the European and American gel coat markets.

Pultruded composites market growing, says EPTA
The European Pultrusion Technology Association (EPTA, Frankfurt, Germany) has published an in-depth report on its highly successful 2018 conference, held in Vienna on March 1-2, 2018. The 12-page document, World Pultrusion Conference 2018: Attractive Long-Term Prospects for Pultruded Composites, is available to download from the EPTA website.

JEC World 2018 preview: Scott Bader
Scott Bader will introduce their Crestafire range of fire, smoke and toxic fume performance products at JEC WORLD in Paris.

Composites UK launches two new programs
Composites UK will officially launch its new sustainability subgroup on  October 3rd with an event held at Scott Bader Company Ltd.’s premises. And, the new Composites Technician apprenticeship program, announced September 25, has been approved by the UK government.  

Maverick fishing boat made with Scott Bader structural adhesives.

CAMX 2017 preview: Scott Bader
Scott Bader North America (Stow, OH, US) is featuring two new Crestomer grades added to its structural adhesives range.

Scott Bader expands gelcoat color tinting service to mainland Europe
Scott Bader (Wollaston, UK) is expanding its new GelTint volumetric gelcoat RAL color-tinting service to the wider European composites market, having fully trialled and market tested the service with customers in the UK.

Wait, wait, there’s more: JEC 2017
There’s never enough time to see everything at the JEC World event, and this year the problem was even worse. Here’s more information on new products and companies, from Paris…

JEC World 2017 exhibit preview
JEC World will be held March 14-16 in Paris. CW previews some of the products and technologies that will be at the show.

Scott Bader expands production capacity for its Crestabond MMA structural adhesives
A new mixer has been installed and is now fully operational in its dedicated ‘Structural Adhesives’ facility in the UK plant in Wollaston, Northamptonshire.

Oshkosh’s AirVenture 2016 included a big infusion event
The big annual airshow featured the on-site infusion of complete aircraft fuselages for two kit aircraft.

Composites help bring Shanghai Disneyland’s Tomorrowland alive
Many sections of both the interior and exterior of the buildings and rides were made from fire retardant gelcoated FRP composite molded parts.

An FRP facelift
When the University of Valencia's business school expanded its facilities, it turned to fire-rated composite structures to fabricate the 7000-sq-m of façade used to help modernize the structures.

Structural adhesives, Part I: Industrial
Today’s myriad chemistry options enable formulators to tailor adhesives to customers' exact application requirements.

JEC World 2016, the full report
CompositesWorld's editors report on the technologies and products that caught our eye at JEC World 2016, in early March.

Scott Bader celebrates anniversary, expansion of French facility
The Amiens, France, facility, which makes resins and adhesives, opened in 1966 and has undergone a €4.2 million expansion.

JEC World 2016 exhibition and product previews
JEC World 2016 will be held in Paris March 8-10. These are some of the products that will be found at the show.

Product Categories of Scott Bader Company Ltd.

Materials
  • Matrix resins, thermoset
    • Vinyl ester
    • Unsaturated polyester
      • Unsaturated polyester, DCPD-modified
      • Unsaturated polyester, fire-retardant
      • Unsaturated polyester, isophthalic
      • Unsaturated polyester, orthophthalic
  • Adhesives
    • Methyl methacrylate (MMA)
      • Methyl methacrylate (MMA), Solvent-based
    • Urethane
      • Urethane, Other
  • Gel coats
    • Fire-retardant
    • General-purpose
    • Marine
  • Casting resins
    • Unsaturated polyester
  • Compounds
    • Solid surface
  • Resin additives & modifiers
    • Colorant, pigments