POLY/VINYL ESTERS

Poly/Vinyl Esters

Scott Bader acquires Summit Composites Pty Ltd

Newly formed Scott Bader Australia Pty Ltd. will continue distributing Scott Bader resins, gel coats and adhesives to the Australian market.

Hannah Mason
Associate Editor, CompositesWorld

Injection/Overmolding

Composites-intensive masterwork: 2020 Corvette, Part 1

Eighth-generation vehicle sports more composites, and features parts produced using unique materials and processes.
#weaving #discontinuousfiber #outofautoclave

Glass Fibers

Fiberglass composites enable lighter, sturdier COVID-19 testing booth design

Canada-based Imagine Fiberglass’ IsoBooth station is designed to eliminate the need for PPE by healthcare workers testing patients for COVID-19.
#application #sustainability #cuttingtools

Consumer

Fiberglass composites improve infrastructure efficiency and sustainability

Gert de Roover, building, construction and infrastructure manager at Exel Composites, explains why composite materials contribute to the drive for greener buildings. 
#pastpresentandfuture #sustainability

Marine

Brazilian composites sector shows third consecutive year of growth

Maxiquim’s recent study notes that the transportation and electric sectors are responsible for $560 million in revenue.
#windblades #adhesives #layup

Composite tanks best stainless steel over road, rail and sea

Composite tanks best stainless steel over road, rail and sea

One-piece, filament wound containers cost less, hold more, last longer.

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Poly/Vinyl Esters

Scott Bader acquires Summit Composites Pty Ltd

Newly formed Scott Bader Australia Pty Ltd. will continue distributing Scott Bader resins, gel coats and adhesives to the Australian market.
#adhesives

Epoxies

Brazilian composites sector shows third consecutive year of growth

Maxiquim’s recent study notes that the transportation and electric sectors are responsible for $560 million in revenue.
#windblades #adhesives #layup

Thermoplastics

Web Industries launches composite formatting line in France

The U.S.-based precision formatter has installed its first high-volume composite slitting and spooling line at its Omega Systèmes plant in Nantes, France.

Poly/Vinyl Esters

IDI Composites expands tank farm at North American headquarters

The company expanded capacity for its resin materials tank farm to meet industry needs for its molding compounds and composite materials.

Poly/Vinyl Esters

AOC Aliancys announces changes to European distribution

Effective this month, BÜFA Composite Systems, Gaches Chimie Spécialités and Nor-Komp are exclusive distributors of AOC polyester and vinyl ester products.

Poly/Vinyl Esters

Polynt Reichhold Group to establish Polynt Composites Turkey subsidiary

The fully owned subsidiary will enable the Group to expand is resins and gelcoat product portfolio and technical experience to the Turkish composites market.

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Poly/Vinyl Esters

INEOS Composites’ Aropol resin emphasizes cosmetics, low shrinkage

Aropol LP 67400 unsaturated polyester resin is suited for above-water-line marine and pontoon small parts, as well as RV parts.
#outofautoclave

Poly/Vinyl Esters

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.
#adhesives