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Corrosion Resins

Vipel® corrosion-resistant resins offer proven, durable performance for a world of end-uses such as pipe, tanks, water and wastewater treatment, chemical processing, pulp and paper, mining and power generation. From isophthalics and terephthalics to high performance vinyl esters, choose the Vipel® resin that most cost-effectively targets specifications for chemical and temperature resistance, mechanical properties, flame retardance, low smoke and code approvals for potable water, food contact and other standards.  

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Bisphenol-A Epoxy Vinyl Ester

Bisphenol-A Epoxy Vinyl Ester

VIPEL F010

AOC's Vipel F010 series is a bisphenol-A epoxy-based vinyl ester resin dissolved in styrene.

Applications

The Vipel F010 series is ideally suited for use in hand lay-up, spray-up, filament winding, SMC, and pultrusion processes where outstanding mechanical properties and excellent resistance to chemicals and heat are required.

Benefits

Versatile
Wide formulating capabilities allow for use in many processes and for optimization of cost/performance.

Corrosion Resistance
Vipel F010 is highly resistant to hydrogen peroxide, and alkalis, and performs well in various stages of hypochlorite and chlorine production.

Food and Drug
All resins in this series are manufactured from raw materials that are listed in FDA regulation Title 21 CFR 177.2420. It is the fabricator's responsibility to also be sure that the final composite is well cured.

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Low VOC, Bisphenol-A Epoxy Vinyl Ester

VIPEL F007

Lower VOC/HAP version of Vipel F010.

Applications

The Vipel F007 Series is ideally suited for use in hand lay-up, spray-up, filament winding and pultrusion processes where outstanding mechanical properties and excellent resistance to chemicals and heat are required.

Benefits

Versatile
Wide formulating capabilities allow for use in many processes and for optimization of cost/performance.

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Bisphenol-A Epoxy VE (higher styrene content version)

VIPEL F013

AOC's Vipel F013 series is a bisphenol-A epoxy-based vinyl ester resin dissolved in styrene. The Vipel F013 series is ideally suited for use in hand lay-up, spray-up, filament winding and pultrusion processes where outstanding mechanical properties and excellent resistance to chemicals and heat are required.

Applications

Vipel F013 is suitable for moldings that are subjected to particularly high static or dynamic loads, such as pipe, tanks, duct work and flooring applications.

Benefits

Versatile
Wide formulating capabilities allow for use in many processes and for optimization of cost/performance.

Corrosion Resistant
Vipel F013 highly resistant to hydrogen peroxide, and alkalis, and performs well in various stages of hypochlorite and chlorine production.

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NSF-Certified Bisphenol-A Epoxy Vinyl Ester For Potable Water

VIPEL F010-H2O

Vipel F010-H2O-00 is certified to NSF/ANSI 61 for use in commercial and domestic potable water systems as a protective barrier material. If fabricators follow the ingredients and process instructions, they do not need to perform additional testing to manufacture a NSF/ANSI 61 compliant coating.

Applications

Potable Water

Benefits

Suitable for Sodium Hypochlorite Containment
The formulation of Vipel F010-H2O-00 is also appropriate and suitable for sodium hypochlorite (chlorine bleach) containment. Sodium hypochlorite is a widely accepted water purification chemical that is very aggressive to most metals and many polymeric materials. The use of coatings that are not formulated for sodium hypochlorite containment will reduced the service life of the equipment.

Corrosion Resistant
Vipel F010-H2O-00 highly resistant to hydrogen peroxide, and alkalis, and performs well in various stages of hypochlorite and chlorine production.

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Epoxy Novolac Vinyl Ester

Corrosion Resistant, Epoxy Novolac Vinyl Ester 

VIPEL F085

The Vipel F085 series is an epoxy novolac vinyl ester resin dissolved in styrene.

Applications

The Vipel F085 series is ideally suited for applications where outstanding mechanical properties and resistance to chemicals, oxidation and heat are required.

Benefits

Corrosion Resistant
The epoxy novolac backbone chemistry provides resistance to acids and bases and has superior resistance to many organic solvents. The F085 series is generally resistant to liquids and vapors at higher temperatures than standard bisphenol-A epoxy vinyl ester resins.

Versatile
Suitable for various fabricating methods such as hand lay-up, spray-up, filament winding, etc.

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Corrosion Resistant, Epoxy Novolac Vinyl Ester (higher HDT)

VIPEL F086

The Vipel F086 series is an epoxy novolac vinyl ester resin dissolved in styrene. It is recommended for higher temperature environments than Vipel F085 and is also preferred over standard Epoxy Novolac resins in chlorine and other oxidated environments.

Applications

The Vipel F086 series is ideally suited for use in hand lay-up, spray-up, and filament winding processes where outstanding mechanical properties and resistance to chemicals, oxidation and heat are required.

Benefits

Corrosion Resistance
Vipel F086 is designed for high temperature resistance. The epoxy novolac backbone provides resistance to acids and has superior resistance to many organic solvents. Vipel F086 series is generally resistant to liquids and vapors at higher temperatures than standard bisphenol-A epoxy vinyl ester resins or standard novolacs.

Mechanical Properties
The F086 series is suitable for moldings that are subjected to particularly high temperature applications. It is suitable for various fabricating methods such as hand lay-up, filament winding, etc.

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Elastomeric Bisphenol-A Epoxy Vinyl Ester

Elastomeric Bisphenol-A Epoxy Vinyl Ester 

VIPEL F017

The Vipel F017 Series are elastomeric, bisphenol-A epoxy vinyl ester resins. The Vipel F017-AAA-00 is a non-promoted, non-thixotropic resin that can be formulated as needed.

Applications

Vipel F017 Series resins are designed as a primer for bonding fiberglass laminates to steel and other substrates.

Benefits

Low VOC content
Versions are available that are less than 40% styrene.

Resilience
It can also be used to manufacture hand lay-up, spray-up or filament wound parts that require a great deal of resilience.

Versatile
Suitable for various fabricating methods such as hand lay-up, spray-up, filament winding, etc.

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Bisphenol-A Fumarate Polyester

Bisphenol-A Fumarate Based Polyester

VIPEL F282

AOC's Vipel F282 series resins are high molecular weight, bisphenol-A fumarate, unsaturated polyester resins. One unique version is Vipel F282-ZZZ-00 which is the powdered alkyd product that can be shipped abroad and blended locally with styrene and other monomers.

Applications

Ideal for filament winding and spray-up

Benefits

Corrosion Resistance
AOC's Vipel F282 is designed to make parts for a broad range of chemical environments such as acidic, bleach, hydrogen peroxide, oxidizing media and caustic.

Versatile

Suitable for various fabricating methods such as hand lay-up, spray-up, filament winding, etc.

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Isophthalic Polyester

Isophthalic Polyester 

VIPEL F701

AOC's Vipel F701 Series resins are high molecular weight, two-stage isophthalic, unsaturated polyester resin with the wet out, cure and handling characteristics of general purpose resins. They have an excellent shelf life and are ideal for filament winding and spray-up.

Applications

Suitable for various fabricating methods such as hand lay-up, spray-up, filament winding, etc.

Benefits

Corrosion Resistant

AOC's Vipel F701 series resins provide excellent corrosion resistance when used in contact with inorganic and organic acids. Solvent resistance is field-proven for many petroleum products such as kerosene, heating oil and crude oils.

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Resilient Isophthalic Polyester 

VIPEL F737

The Vipel F737 is a higher elongation version of F701 used primarily where additional flexibility is important, such as in filament winding and pultrusion processes. Vipel F737 series resins have been used in many corrosion resistant applications such as grating and water pipe and can be adapted for a variety of fabrication processes.

Applications

Vipel F737 resins are used extensively in grating and in the construction of large diameter water pipes for transporting water to and from power stations.

Benefits

Corrosion Resistance
This resin provides excellent corrosion resistance when used in contact with inorganic and organic acids.

Versatile
Suitable for various fabricating methods such as hand lay-up, spray-up, filament winding, etc.

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Isophthalic Polyester

VIPEL F739

The Vipel F739 is a higher elongation version of F701 used primarily where additional flexibility is important, such as in filament winding and pultrusion processes.

Applications

Vipel F739 resins are used extensively in grating and in the construction of large diameter water pipes for transporting water to and from power stations.

Benefits

Internationally Recognized
Vipel F739 series resins have been used in many corrosion resistant applications such as grating and water pipes, etc.

Corrosion Resistance
This resin provides excellent corrosion resistance when used in contact with inorganic and organic acids.

Versatile
Suitable for various fabricating methods such as hand lay-up, spray-up, filament winding, etc.

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High Cross-Linked Isophthalic Polyester 

VIPEL F764

AOC's Vipel F764 Series is a high cross-linked isophthalic polyester resin. Vipel F764 Series resins are recognized by underwriters laboratories for meeting the requirements of UL 1316 and UL 1746 Part II and Part III.

Applications

AOC's Vipel F764 Series resins were developed to meet the demanding requirements of underground petroleum storage tanks that contain oxygenated fuels.

Benefits

UL Recognition
AOC's Vipel F764 Series resins are recognized by UL for meeting the requirements of UL 1316 and UL 1746 Part II and Part III.

Corrosion Resistance
Vipel F764 Series resins provide excellent corrosion resistance when used in contact with inorganic and organic acids. Solvent resistance is field-proven for many fuels including gasoline, kerosene, heating oil and crude oils.

Versatile
Suitable for various fabricating methods such as hand lay-up, spray-up, filament winding, etc.

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CORROSION & Fire Retardant RESINS

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Brominated Bisphenol-A Epoxy Vinyl Ester Resin

Brominated Bisphenol-A Epoxy Vinyl Ester

VIPEL K022

AOC's Vipel K022 series are brominated bisphenol-A epoxy vinyl ester resins dissolved in styrene.

Applications

The Vipel K022 series is ideally suited for use in hand lay-up, spray-up, filament winding and pultrusion processes where outstanding mechanical properties and excellent resistance to chemicals and heat are required.

Benefits

Versatile

Vipel K022 is available in a wide range of formulations, which allows the product to be used in many processes and also optimizes cost/performance.

Fire Retardant

Because of the versatility of Vipel K022, versions are available to meet ASTM E 84 Class 1 or 2 flame spread.

Corrosion Resistance

Vipel K022 is highly resistant to both acidic and alkaline environments.

Mechanical Properties

Vipel K022 is suitable for moldings that are subjected to particularly high static or dynamic loads.

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Corrosion Resistant and Fire Retardant Bisphenol-A Epoxy VE

VIPEL K026

Vipel K026 series are brominated bisphenol-A epoxy vinyl ester resins dissolved in styrene.

Applications

Vipel K026 series resins are ideally suited for use in hand lay-up, spray-up, filament winding and pultrusion processes where outstanding mechanical properties and excellent resistance to chemicals and heat are required.

Benefits

Fire Retardant
The Vipel K026 meets ASTM E 84 Class I flame spread and smoke requirements without antimony trioxide.

Corrosion Resistance
Vipel K026 resins have excellent resistance to both acidic and alkaline environments.

Mechanical Properties
Vipel K026 is suitable for moldings that are subjected to particularly high static or dynamic loads. These vinyl ester resins have excellent resistance to sustained heat. for moldings that are subjected to particularly high static or dynamic loads.

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Epoxy Novolac Vinyl Ester

Corrosion and Fire Retardant Epoxy Novolac Vinyl Ester 

VIPEL K095

The Vipel K095 series are fire retardant epoxy novolac vinyl ester resins dissolved in styrene.

Applications

Vipel K095 resins are ideally suited for use in hand lay-up, spray-up, and filament winding processes where outstanding mechanical properties and resistance to solvents, oxidizing environments, chemicals and good thermal mechanical properties are required.

Benefits

Corrosion Resistance
The epoxy novolac-based backbone chemistry provides excellent resistance to acidic and mild alkaline environments (pH 1-12). Performs well in a wide range of acidic oxidants and solvents.

Fire Retardant
Vipel K095 achieves ASTM E 84 class I requirements for flame spread and smoke development without antimony trioxide.

Heat Temperature Resistance
Vipel K095 has excellent thermal mechanical properties and is suitable for elevated temperatures.

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Chlorendic Acid Polyester

Corrosion Resistant and Fire Retardant Chlorendic Polyester

VIPEL K190

Vipel K190 series are chlorendic polyester resins designed for fire resistant and corrosion resistant applications.

Applications

Vipel K190 series resins are designed for demanding chemical environments such as hot wet chlorine and oxidizing chemicals.

Benefits

Flame/Smoke Resistance
Vipel K190 series resin meet ASTM E 84 Class II when 3.0% antimony trioxide is added.

Heat Resistance
Vipel K190 series is designed for high temperature applications.

Versatile
Suitable for various fabricating methods such as hand lay-up, filament winding, etc.

Corrosion Resistance
Vipel K190 is highly resistant to acidic oxidants and solvents. It is not suitable for alkaline environments.

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Isophthalic Polyester

Fire Retardant Isophthalic Polyester

VIPEL K733

Vipel K733-A series are fire retardant isophthalic polyester resins that meets ASTM E 84 Class I flame spread with no synergists added.

Applications

Vipel K733 series resins are ideally suited for use in hand lay-up, spray-up and filament winding processes where outstanding mechanical properties and mild chemical resistance are required.

Benefits

Fire Retardant
Vipel K733-A requires no antimony trioxide to meet ASTM E 84 Class I flame spread requirements.

Vipel K733-B requires only 1.5% antimony trioxide to meet ASTM E 84 Class I flame spread requirements.

Versatile
Wide formulating capabilities allow for use in many processes and for optimization of cost/performance. Unique composition produces a tough and versatile resin with excellent crack and craze resistance in molded parts.

Corrosion Resistant
Vipel K733 provides mild chemical resistance to acidic environments.

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