Polyesters

Polyester is a thermosetting resin matrix system and among the most used in the composites industry. Polyesters are most often used in sheet molding compound, bulk molding compound and with glass fiber in industrial, construction, infrastructure and other applications.
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In the sheet molding compound renaissance, the advent of new resins and compounds are broadening the definition and application of this versatile family of composites.

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