23 October 2018
23 October 2018
Sicomin will introduce new epoxy systems and marine collaborations at Advanced Engineering 2018.
Continuing its leadership in the development of sustainable epoxy resin systems, Sicomin will launch its new bio foaming epoxy, PB 360 GS, the fifth product in the GreenPoxy offering, making Sicomin’s one of the largest ranges of bio-based epoxies on the market.
Allowing the ‘in situ’ production of a shaped low-density epoxy foam core, the two-part system with 37% bio-based carbon content offers good adhesion to a variety of materials and low water absorption. It is particularly suited to foam cored components with lightweight glass, carbon or natural fibre laminates, for example for sporting goods, paddles and surfboards with complex shaped cores.
Sicomin’s GreenPoxy bio-based epoxy systems are used in a variety of markets such as marine structures, water and winter board sports, construction and electric vehicles. Earlier this year, the brand was awarded significant industry accreditation, including the USDA Certified Bio-based Product Label and Sustainable Surf’s ECOBOARD Gold Label.
In addition to new product launches, Sicomin will showcase collaborations with several shipyards, including France-based H2X and UAE-based ENATA.
ENATA has developed the FOILER, a carbon/epoxy motor yacht that delivers the comfort of a superyacht along with the performance and handling of a supercar. With a unique hydro-foiling system the FOILER literally flies 1.5 m above the water!
H2X, a long-standing customer of Sicomin, has developed the DriX. A new, internationally patented, 8 m autonomous surface vessel. Made entirely out of composites, DriX has proven offshore navigation capabilities and a top speed that is unique in its category, taking the AUSV role several steps further.
Sicomin will also showcase its growing portfolio of epoxy systems and advanced composites materials including:
Sicomin will exhibit on Stand N102 through its distributor Matrix Composites at Advanced Engineering 2018 on 31 October-1 November in Birmingham, UK.
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