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- Matrix resins, thermoset
- Other thermosets
- Epoxy, 250 F cure
- Epoxy, 350 F cure
- Epoxy, toughened
- Unsaturated polyester
- Unsaturated polyester, bisphenol A fumerate
- Fibers, inorganic
- Fabrics, unimpregnated
- E-Glass, Other
- Epoxy, Paste
- Urethane, Paste
- Other, Paste
- Core materials and flow media
- Syntactic core, nonexpanding
- Honeycomb, aluminum
- Gel coats
- Other gel coats
- Coatings and sizings
- Flame retardant
- Casting resins
- Unsaturated polyester
- Fairing compounds (formerly paste systems)
- Milled glass fiber
- Catalysts, promoters and curing agents
- Resin additives & modifiers
- Colorant, pigments
- Thickening agents
- Toughening agents
- Other tools/tooling materials
- RTM/resin infusion
- Resin injection
- Tooling equipment, materials and supplies
- Backup structures
- Flexible mold materials
- Master pattern material, polymeric
- Master pattern material, other
- Release agents
- Release agents, liquid
- Release agents, waxes
- Filler paste
- Vacuum bags/bagging materials
- Vacuum bagging materials, other
- Laminate panels, with core
- Laminate sheets, solid
- Other composite structures