06 October 2015
06 October 2015
Polynt Composites (EMEA) has launched Gravicol 2015 in its range of Gravicol Bonding Pastes.
According to Polynt, Gravicol 2015 is an economically priced, pre-accelerated bonding paste, based upon Unsaturated Polyester Resin which has been developed for static bonds and bonding of thin joints in composite parts.
Main benefits are described as its economic formula offering a balanced price/performance bond, good flexural strength and high compressive strength. It is a semi-rigid bonding paste without fibres and Polynt explains that it has a very smooth consistency and is easy to apply using a spatula or comb applicator. Gravicol 2015 demonstrates low shrinkage after curing and is suitable for most bonding applications. It cures at room temperature (15-25˚C) using MEKP peroxide.
Polynt claims that additional Typical Characteristics of Gravicol 2015 are that it is a viscous material curing to a dark grey final colour, maintaining many of the well-known and valued properties of our popular standard range of bonding pastes.
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