Dixie Chemical Co. Inc.
10601 Bay Area Blvd.
Pasadena , TX 77507 US
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CAMX 2018 preview: Dixie Chemical
Dixie Chemical (Pasadena, TX, US) is emphasizing its line of anhydride curing agents, reactive diluents, tougheners, resins and bio-based raw materials.
CAMX 2017 preview: Dixie Chemical
Dixie Chemical (Pasadena, TX, US), a producer of epoxy curing agents and specialty chemicals for the thermoset and composite markets, offers a range of anhydride curing agents, reactive diluents, tougheners, resins and bio-based raw materials.
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.
Green resins: Closer to maturity
As more players approach the market, R&D expands, but overall market growth in the composites arena is still slow but steady.
Bioresins: Not a tsunami, but more like a rising tide
This excerpt from an upcoming article in CW magazine shows that a lot of investigation is happening, and some promising applications are developing.
Styrene & cobalt: Headed for the exit?
Fair or not, styrene and cobalt are now considered harmful to humans. Here's an update on the impact this issue poses for the composites industry and what resin and additive manufacturers are doing about it.
Bio-composites update: Beyond eco-branding
No longer dependent only on their green credentials, some suppliers of bio-based fibers and resins are competing on price and performance.
CompositesWorld 2012: Materials, Markets, Manufacturing at a glance
A quick look at the tentative schedule for the CompositesWorld 2012: Materials, Markets, Manufacturing conference is colocated with SAMPE Tech 2012 (Oct. 22-23, 2012, Charleston Convention Center, North Charleston, S.C.).
CompositesWorld Conferences 2012 preview
CW joins forces with North American trade show organizers to produce two new colocated and coordinated trade show/conference offerings that complement CW’s premier event, Carbon Fiber 2012.
- Matrix resins, thermoset
- Vinyl ester
- Unsaturated polyester
- Unsaturated polyester, bisphenol A fumerate
- Unsaturated polyester, DCPD-modified
- Unsaturated polyester, fire-retardant
- Unsaturated polyester, isophthalic
- Unsaturated polyester, low-VOC/no VOC
- Unsaturated polyester, orthophthalic
- Unsaturated polyester, terephthalic
- Coatings and sizings
- Other coating materials
- Catalysts, promoters and curing agents
- Curing agents, others
- Resin additives & modifiers
- Toughening agents
- Other additives/modifiers
- Infrastructure, composite
- Other composite structures