06 March 2013
06 March 2013
Gurit will be launching a new fire retardant epoxy wet laminating system capable of BS4276 Class 1 flame spread resistance and a new prepreg technology that eliminates the requirement for chilled storage, and when used in conjunction with Gurit’s Airstream technology provides a truly unique prepreg solution tolerant to almost any factory environment, at JEC Europe, Porte de Versailles, Paris, France, next week.
Gurit explains it will also be showcasing its next generation of Automotive materials for high volume body panel production, using rapid press moulding to produce a Class-A finish capable of high temperature paint-line processing. In the structural core range, Gurit will be promoting its new fire retardant PET foam; G-PET FR with superior Fire, Smoke, Toxicity (FST) performance and its new core sealing technology for Balsa, the first commercially available Balsa sealing Technology, UVOTECH, to significantly reduce resin uptake whilst retaining core-laminate adhesion and durability.
Gurit can be found at booth K44.
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