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PPG Announces Expanded Direct Draw Roving Portfolio at CAMX 2014

  • Tuesday, 14th October 2014
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PPG Industries’ has expanded the HYBON direct draw roving portfolio with HYBON 2662 direct draw roving, which will be featured at CAMX.

According to PPG, HYBON 2662 direct draw roving is compatible with multiple processes, such as multiaxial knitting, pultrusion and woven roving applications, and it is designed to reinforce polyester, vinyl ester and epoxy resin systems.

“The excellent processing performance of this product and its low abrasion in weaving, knitting and braiding applications enable us to offer customers an alternative for a wide range of end-use applications,” said Richard Heilman, PPG Global Business Director, Direct Draw Fibre Glass Products. “Because HYBON 2662 roving uses an APE-free binder system, PPG is offering not only a better-performing product but also one that is compliant with current environmental regulations around the world.”

The E-Glass product is currently produced in the U.S. and is globally available in various TEX/YIELD options in filament diameters ranging from 15 microns to 34 microns.

“We are a worldwide leader in quality reinforcement and yarn solutions for a variety of markets,” said Kevin McDonald, PPG Vice President, Fibre glass. “The launch and commercial availability of HYBON 2662 fibre glass roving supports our customer-focused strategy of delivering innovative products that meet stringent specifications and performance requirements.”

PPG Fiber Glass will be exhibiting at stand 3161 at the show.

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