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Thermosetting Materials and Supplies in SW Ontario

Thermosetting Materials

Vinyl ester resins were first introduced commercially in the early 1960s. Today, they are numbered among the most important of thermosetting materials. Vinyl ester resins have been widely recognized as having an excellent resistance to a wide variety of commonly encountered chemical environments.


Structure Reinforcement

Vinyl ester resins are used in the fabrication of a variety of reinforced structures, including pipes, tanks, scrubbers and ducts. They are prime candidates for use in composites used for transportation and infrastructure applications, as well as the fabrication of automotive and other vehicle parts, fascia for buildings, reinforcement for bridges, etc.


In addition, Vinyl ester resins are also commonly used in coatings, adhesives, moulding compounds, structural laminates, electrical applications and military/aerospace applications. Please contact us to discuss how vinyl ester resins can contribute to your needs.


Some of the additives to resin include:

  • Catalysts
  • Promoters
  • Accelerators
  • Retarders
  • UV protection
  • Fillers


Dow Specifications, Adopted by TransAlta

Resin specs, ratings and cure systems

Spec

Number

233

235

237

238

243

276

278

Rating


150 PSI

50 PSI

50 PSI

150 PSI

50 PSI

150 PSI1

50 PSI

Resin

Type

510 A40

411

411

411

470

411

470

Cure

System

MEKP

BPO/DMA

MEKPB

PO/DMA

CHP

MEKP

CHP

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