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Pultrusion

AOC resins used in pultrusion operations have been developed using real world conditions. Our formulations are designed for improved performance and low-shrinkage during curing. Some resins meet FDA standards and are available in specialty colors. Contact one of the experts at AOC for more information on pultrusion applications.

General Purpose

Multi-Purpose Isophthalic Polyester Resin–High Solids

PULTRU® P706-101

AOC's Pultru P706-101 is an un-promoted, medium reactivity, polyester resin that provides an excellent balance between processing, cost and performance.

Applications

Pultru P706-101 is ideally suited for use in pultrusion, compression, injection, transfer and cold press molded applications.

Benefits

Improved Line Speeds
Pultru P706-101 offers a short gel time and allows high line speeds in pultrusion.

Adaptability
Good stain and moisture resistance combined with excellent electrical properties allows designers to meet a broad spectrum of applications. Balanced chemistry results in tough polyester with excellent crack resistance.

The Choice for FDA Applications
The ingredients of Pultru P706-101 comply with Title 21 CFR, parts 170-199 relative to FDA criteria.

Proven History
Pultru P706-101 is a proven performer in a wide variety of appliance, electrical and construction applications.

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Multi-Purpose Isophthalic Polyester Resin - Reduced Viscosity

Pultru® P706-201

AOC's Pultru P706-201 is an un-promoted, medium reactivity, polyester resin that provides an excellent balance between processing, cost and performance.

Applications

Pultru P706-201 is ideally suited for use in pultrusion, compression, injection, transfer and cold press molded applications.

Benefits

Improved Wetout and Higher Filler Levels
Pultru P706-201 offers a reduced viscosity that improves wetout of reinforcements and fillers. The result is more cost competitive material formulations by using higher filler loadings or increased performance by allowing higher concentrations of glass reinforcement.

Adaptability
Good stain and moisture resistance combined with excellent electrical properties allows designers to meet a broad spectrum of applications. Balanced chemistry results in a tough polyester with excellent crack resistance.

The Choice for FDA Applications
The ingredients of Pultru P706-201 comply with Title 21 CFR, parts 170-199 relative to FDA criteria.

Proven History
Pultru P706-201 is a proven performer in appliance, electrical and construction applications.

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Next Generation Multi-Purpose Polyester Resin

Pultru® P920-72

Pultru P920-72 is a pultrusion resin specifically developed to meet the emerging needs of the pultrusion industry. The challenges of new processing methods, reduced cost and reduced styrene emissions are all met by this resin.

Applications

The Pultru P920-72 is ideally suited for the demanding requirements of resin injection. The combination of reduced viscosity and outstanding wetout insure consistent composite properties at high pull speeds and even in thick sections

Benefits

Processability
Suitable for a wide range of pultrusion applications. Improved wetout will reduce scrap in both resin injection and open bath uses.

Adaptability
Balanced chemistry and unique properties to allow designers to meet a broad spectrum of applications.

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Tough PET Polyester Resin for Pultrusion, Cold Molding, SMC and BMC

PULTRU® P460-71

AOC's long heritage in PET chemistries has produced a tough, resilient resin with lower color than typical recyclate products. Electrical and mechanical properties meet or exceed that of isopolyesters.

Applications

The Pultru P460-71 is suitable for pultrusion, cold molding, SMC and BMC.

Benefits

Toughness
Flexural and tensile properties yield a durable composite with good gloss and color.

PET Recyclate
Recyclate content contributes to meeting any automotive recyclate content requirements for the composite.

Processability
Adaptable to a variety of fabrication processes and methods.

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High Performance

Corrosion Resistant Isophthalic Pultrusion Resin

PULTRU® P764-250

Pultru P764-250 is an unpromoted high reactivity isophthalic polyester resin. Pultru P764-250's polymer backbone was designed to capture a wide array of desirable properties for both the pultruder and the end user. Balanced reactivity allows Pultru P764-250 to perform in a variety of other closed mold processes.

Applications

Balanced chemistry offers benefits in moisture resistance, stain resistance, and weathering. In addition, Pultru P764-250's ability to team up with a wide selection of low profile additives yields exceptionally pleasing surface aesthetics.

Features

  • High reactivity isophthalic chemistry
  • Ingredients comply with Title 21 CFR, parts 170 to 199 relative to FDA criteria
  • Good stain and moisture resistance
  • Excellent electrical properties are an added plus

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Isophthalic Pultrusion Resin - For use in FR Formulations containing ATH

PULTRU® P764-560

Pultru P764-560 is an unpromoted high reactivity isophthalic polyester resin. The P764-560's polymer backbone was designed to capture a wide array of desirable properties for both the pultruder and the end user. Balanced reactivity allows Pultru P764-560 to perform in a variety of other closed mold processes.

Applications

Pultru P764-560 has demonstrated years of proven performance in appliance, electrical, construction and food service applications.

Features

  • High reactivity isophthalic chemistry.
  • Specially formulated to allow the use of high levels of Alumina Trihydrate (ATH) in fire retardant formulations without sacrificing processing performance.
  • Good stain and moisture resistance.
  • Excellent electrical properties are an added plus.

Benefits

Processability
Suitable for a wide variety of closed mold processes including SMC/BMC and pultrusion.

Adaptability
Balanced chemistry allows engineers and designers to meet the requirements of a broad spectrum of applications.

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NPG- Isophthalic Pultrusion Resin Improved Weathering

PULTRU® P767

Pultru P767 is an unpromoted NPG isophthalic polyester resin for applications demanding excellent weathering.

Applications

Pultru P767 has demonstrated years of proven performance in appliance, electrical, construction and food service applications.

Benefits

Improved Weathering Characteristics
The NPG Isophthalic chemistry of the Pultru P767 provides improved weathering even in the most demanding applications.

Improved Closed Mold Processing
High reactivity makes the Pultru P767 suitable for pultrusion, SMC and BMC. Balanced chemistry and unique properties allow designers to meet a broad spectrum of applications.

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Vinyl Ester

Corrosion Resistant, Low VOC, Bisphenol A, Epoxy VE

PULTRU® P007-201

AOC's Pultru P007-201 is a low VOC, bisphenol A epoxy-based vinyl ester resin dissolved in styrene.

Applications

The Pultru P007-201 series is ideally suited for use in pultrusion applications where outstanding mechanical properties and excellent resistance to chemicals and heat are required.

Benefits

Versatile
Wide formulating capabilities allow for optimization of cost/performance.

Corrosion Resistance
Offers excellent resistance to many corrosive environments.

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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Fenistration Resins

Low Profile Resin System for Pultrusion

PULTRU® P341-500

Pultru P341-550 is a one-pack polyester resin containing a proprietary shrinkage control system. It has been specially formulated to maximize adhesion to acrylic cap stock coatings.

Applications

Especially suited to thin complex profiles typically used in fenestration and door applications. The superior surface finish makes Pultru P341-550 an excellent choice for both painted or acrylic cap stock coated profiles.

Features

  • High reactivity for fast line speeds in thin complex profiles
  • Improved surface finish
  • Excellent adhesion to acrylic cap stock coatings
  • Excellent adhesion to paint
  • Formulated to accept higher filler loadings

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Flex Additives

High Elongation Isophthalic

T750-70

AOC's T750-70 is a flexible isophthalic polyester resin to be used in conjunction with most resin systems. T750-70 exhibits excellent elongation while preserving good tensile properties.

Applications

Enhanced toughness of molded parts has been demonstrated in a wide spectrum of customer applications including AOC's chemical resistant isophthalics, orthophthalics, and SMC/BMC type resins.

Benefits

Toughness
Boosts toughness and flexural properties.

Versatile
Demonstrated in a variety of applications and molding processes.

Compatibility
Blended with both isophthalic and/or orthophthalic resin systems.

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Thermoplastic Shrink Control Additives

Polyvinyl Acetate Low Profile Additive

N640

N640 Low Profile Additive is a PVA polymer that has been thinned in styrene. N640 is intended to reduce shrink in high reactive polyester resins designed for Sheet Molding Compound (SMC) and Bulk Molding Compound (BMC) applications.

Applications

  • Appliances
  • Automotive parts
  • Consumer goods

Benefits

  • Suitable for paintable and bondable applications
  • Provides smooth surface and dimensional control (Zero-shrink to expansion capable)
  • Provides high gloss

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Polystyrene Low Profile Additive

N714

AOC's N714 Shrink Control Additive is a general purpose polystyrene based additive that has been thinned in styrene.

N714 is intended to reduce shrink in high reactive polyester resins designed for Sheet Molding Compound (SMC) and Bulk Molding Compound (BMC) applications.

Applications

  • Consumer goods
  • Electrical Housings and Applications
  • Consumer Goods

Benefits

  • Low shrink additive
  • Suitable in pigmentable applications
  • When combined with proper unsaturated polyesters, can be used in SMC/BMC applications that comply with FDA criteria.

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