12 May 2015
12 May 2015
Polinox’s state-of-the-art facilities produces peroxides for all composite moulding processes.
According to Polinox, it is the only Brazilian company that offers products for all moulding processes involving composites. In total, there are over 40 formulations indicated for open and closed moulding technologies, from the traditional spray-up process used in the manufacture of water tanks and pools to the complex infusion of boat hulls and wind blades.
“We spent years of investments in research and infrastructure so that we could offer a portfolio with several types of peroxides, including MEK, BPO, AAP, TBPB, CHP, MIBK and blends,” said Sérgio Andrade, Industrial Manager at Polinox.
Polinox says it allows composite moulders to select the peroxides that best suit their processes. “Currently, we supply to approximately two thousand companies, including leaders in the construction, transportation, sanitation, nautical and corrosion segments. Each one has specific needs that would never be met by commercial off-the-shelf products.”
Andrade also points out that composite moulders value the repeatability of peroxides, that is, products with a consistent performance. “Our clients do not like surprises. The product delivered today should have the same performance in the next delivery. And Polinox achieves this thanks to its state-of-the-art industrial park and the strict quality control systems adopted in all manufacturing stages.”
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