What is styrene free resin?

What is styrene free resin?

Styrenated (styrene-containing) resins have been around for many years and have become well known for glass reinforced plastic manufacture and their use in automotive body filler. Styrene-free resins are a relatively new development (since the late 1990’s) and they use acrylic or vinyl monomers.

What’s the difference between polyester and vinyl ester resin?

The key difference between vinyl ester and polyester resin is that vinyl ester resins have a low resin viscosity, whereas polyester resin has a high resin viscosity. There are many important applications of vinyl ester resins and polyester resins.

What are the advantages of epoxy resins over unsaturated polyesters and vinyl ester resins?

Epoxy resins provide higher mechanical properties than polyester or vinyl ester resins, but are less common in the ground transportation industry due to their higher costs. Epoxy resins provide very low shrinkage after cure, superior fiber-matrix adhesion, and moisture resistance.

What is styrene free polyester resin?

presto Polyester Resin “styrene-free” is an elastic, very reactive unsaturated polyester resin, which can be applied on nearly any surface, especially in combination with fibreglass tissue and fibreglass matt to brigde bigger holes, perforations from corrosions and damaged areas.

What is cyanate ester resin?

Cyanic esters (also called triazine or cyanate resins) are high performance thermosetting resins having reactive ring-forming cyanate groups (-O-C≡N). Well formulated Cyanic esters resin systems combine the toughness and adhesion properties of epoxies with the excellent thermal properties of toughened BMIs.

What are the symptoms of styrene?

The features of “styrene sickness” include headache, nausea, vomiting, weakness, dizziness, fatigue and ataxia. In some cases inhalation of styrene can cause pulmonary oedema, cardiac arrhythmia, memory loss and a progressive loss of consciousness leading to coma [1-5].