Bac2 Limited

CSR latent acid catalysts enable control of reactivity and pot-life in polymeric systems. Particularly effective with phenolic, amino and bio(furan) resins, CSR catalysts offer significant process and economic benefits across several technologies, including pultrusion, SMC/BMC, coated abrasives and wood applications.

Basepoint Romsey
Premier Way
Romsey, SO51 9AQ GB


As Seen In CompositesWorld

The markets: Fuel cells and batteries (2014)
Reinforced thermosets and thermoplastics are increasingly the keys to the expansion of both fuel-cell and battery technologies aimed at the transportation industry.

Menzolit, Bac2 partnership yields refrigerator-free, fire-rated phenolic SMC
Menzolit Ltd. (Southampton, U.K.) a supplier of sheet and bulk molding compounds (SMCs and BMCs) and Bac2 Ltd. (Romsey, U.K.) have concluded a 15-month development partnership.

Composites UK Innovation Awards 2012 fetes Great Britain's best
Gurit Automotive, Bac2 Ltd. and Tilsatec earn top honors at the awards dinner held in Birmingham, U.K., coinciding with the Composite Engineering Show.

Bac2 wins award for fire-retardant SMC/BMC formulation
Bac2 won the Best Technical Presentation Award at the Society of Plastics Engineers' Thermoset TOPCON 2012 conference for its low fire, smoke and toxicity sheet molding and bulk molding compounds activated using a novel latent catalyst.

Bac2's ElectroPhen fuel cell material patented in Europe
Bac2's phenolic polymer ElectroPhen is 1 billion times more conductive than other polymers and is designed for use in fuel cells and other energy storage devices.

Mercedes-Benz F-Cell FCV

The markets: Fuel cells (2011)
    Reinforced thermosets and thermoplastics are likely candidates for the eventual materials of choice used to make the bi-polar plates, end plates, fuel tanks and other components in fuel cell systems. Fuel cell technologies of several types are designed to offer a “clean” (near-ze

Product Categories of Bac2 Limited

  • Matrix resins, thermoset
    • Phenolic
    • Other thermosets
  • Adhesives
    • Other
      • Other, Film
      • Other, Paste
      • Other, Other
  • Compounds
    • Bulk molding (BMC)
    • Sheet molding (SMC)
    • Thick molding
    • Other compounds
  • Catalysts, promoters and curing agents
    • Curing agents, others
    • Other catalysts/promoters
Composite Structures & Components
  • Carbon/carbon composites
  • Other composite structures