13 October 2015
13 October 2015
At CAMX 2015, Scott Bader is promoting its latest advanced composite materials and applications, including the carbon fibre compatible high performance Crestapol 1250LV urethane acrylate resin, plus highlighting the benefits to composite fabricators of using bonding products from the ranges of Crestabond and Crestomer structural adhesives, Crystic bonding pastes and Poly-Bond compounds, all developed to provide cost effective joining solutions for the most demanding applications in marine, motorsports, automotive, transportation and building markets.
During CAMX, representatives from Scott Bader and Scott Bader–ATC are making presentations as part of the conference program. A technical paper is being given by Al Horsmon, Independent Marine Consultant, on October 27 at 3:30pm titled: ’Urethane Acrylate Resin Systems – Not Your Normal Sticky Stuff’. An educational paper titled: ‘Replacing Epoxy and Vinyl Ester in Vacuum Infusion and Pultrusion parts made of Carbon fibre and E-glass’ is being presented on October 29 at 8:00am by Jeff Starcher, Technical Sales Manager, Scott Bader.
A recent US marine application case study will be also be showcased, which demonstrates the use of both Crestapol 1250LV infusion resin and Crystic Crestomer structural adhesive to custom build a ‘super strong’, very lightweight, shallow water fishing skiff. Scott Bader claims that Hell’s Bay Boatworks was able to design and build the skiff around 20% lighter due to the combination of having a much thinner hull and deck laminate, made possible by using Crestapol 1250LV infusion resin, along with weight savings from bonding in the bulk-heads and the deck to the hull with Crestomer structural adhesive.
Technical and commercial representatives from Scott Bader and Scott Bader-ATC will be available throughout the show for meetings to discuss any application needs and to answer questions at booth M110.
Photo provided by Scott Bader
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