23 July 2007
23 July 2007
Beginning in August, Epovia corrosion-resistant vinyl ester resins will be available in the U.S. market from Cook Composites and Polymers (CCP).
Epovia vinyl ester resins are designed for use in fabricating industrial equipment and structures, and provide a significantly enhanced defence against various kinds of corrosive chemicals when compared to many other plastics and metallic materials.
“These resins have outstanding resistance to a long list of caustic chemicals, including acids, alkalis, and solvents at either room temperature or elevated temperatures,” said Dwayne Pinnell, Product Manager for CCP. “This makes them ideal for use in glass-lining, rubber coating, and metallic materials.
“In addition, resins in this series offer high impact resistance,” he continued, “as well as substantial cost advantages throughout construction, installation and continued use.”
Typical processes for Epovia applications include pultrusion, filament winding, compression molding, RTM, and hand lay-up. Typical end-use applications are absorption towers, process vessels, storage tanks, pipes, hood, scrubbers, ducting and exhaust stacks.
Cobra International will showcase a range of composite products at CAMX 2018, including carbon fibre components for the automotive, transportation, marine, water sports and luxury sectors.
Cobra International is celebrating its 40th year and has commissioned a book that will look at 40 key projects and 40 key people that were integral to the company’s growth. ‘Klaus Simmer and The King Cobra: A breakthrough in surfboard design and production technology’ is an extract article from this book and a breakthrough composites product for Cobra, establishing its presence as a manufacturer of high performance windsurf boards and creating global visibility for the Cobra brand.