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Scott Bader - Extended Range of Primerless Methacrylate Adhesives in UK

Published on 2016-10-26. Author : SpecialChem

Advanced Engineering 2016
Advanced Engineering 2016
At UK Advanced Engineering 2016, which takes place at the NEC, Birmingham on 2-3 November, Scott Bader (stand O130) will be exhibiting its latest technology, advanced materials and services for manufacturing high performance composite parts.

Products on Display are

  • Crestabond® primerless methacrylate structural adhesives extended range - including two new adhesive products recently added: Crestabond® M1-02, with a sub-three minute curing time, aimed at higher volume assembly of metal, plastic and composite components; Crestabond® PP-04, a 1:1 mix ratio grade specifically developed for rapidly bonding low surface energy thermoplastics. All grades can structurally bond a wide range of substrates, with virtually no need for pre-application surface preparation or a primer.
  • Crystic Ecogel® ‘ultra-low’ styrene content spray gelcoats range - with four grade options for a variety of end applications including: marine, transportation, buildings, general industrial and wind turbine blades.
  • Crestapol® range of high performance acrylic resins - for the production of fire retardant and lightweight FRP composite high performance components by open molding, closed molding and pultrusion. This year there is a particular focus on fire performance, highlighting gelcoated laminate systems available using Crestapol® resin grade options, aluminum trihydrate (ATH) filled combined with fire retardant (FR) Crystic® gelcoat grades, and the various fire, smoke and toxicity (FST) specifications passed by individual systems specified for building, rail and transportation applications. 
  • GelTint® volumetric gelcoat RAL color tinting service – launched earlier this year and being gradually rolled out across Europe. Scott Bader’s new GelTint color mixing service offers a very fast response time, with typical lead times of two working days. The service combines rapid gelcoat order fulfillment in small batch colors with guaranteed quality, performance and color accuracy, based on Scott Bader’s proven Crystic resin technology.

Laser Single-handed Olympic Class Dinghy

In the Composites Engineering product feature area there will be a Laser single-handed Olympic class dinghy, manufactured in the UK by Laser Performance Ltd. using high performance, marine approved resins, gelcoats and core bonding materials for FRP composites from Scott Bader.

About Scott Bader

Scott Bader was established in 1921 and it is a Euro 227 million global chemical company, employing over 600 people worldwide. With manufacturing sites located around the world including its new ventures in Canada, South America and India, it manufactures, sells and distributes a wide range of synthetic resins and polymers to many different markets and have built a reputation for innovation, quality and excellent customer service.

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