The use of acrylic is ubiquitous in the manufacture of bathtubs, shower enclosures, spas, and many other applications. The bonding process is a critical component and requires specially formulated bonding compounds. At AOC we are the developers of the most technologically advanced bonding resins for thermoplastics. All of our products are highly engineered with strength enhancing and cost saving characteristics not found in competitors' products. At AOC, we partner with clients to more effectively develop resins that are designed to optimize their specific applications.
Altek® C520-B: Polyester Resin for Acrylic Tubs, Spas and Showers (PDF - 132KB)
Altek® C541-D : Low Styrene Acrylic Bonding Polyester Resin (PDF - 115KB)
Altek® C668-B : Polyester Resin for Acrylic Tubs, Showers and Spas (PDF - 115KB)
Altek® C668-F : General Purpose Acrylic Bonding Polyester Resin (PDF - 117KB)
Altek® C668-G : General Purpose Acrylic Bonding Polyester Resin (PDF - 118KB)
Altek® H520-E : General Purpose Skin Coat NEAT (PDF - 113KB)
Altek® C515-B : MACT Compliant, Dual Purpose Orthophthalic Polyester Resin for Backing ABS and/or Acrylic (PDF - 118KB)
Altek® H515-B : MACT Compliant Neat (non filled) Polyester Resin for backing ABS and/or acrylic (PDF - 119KB)
Binders and Sizing
Binders and sizing resins are vital components of the composites industry. As a unique and crucial part of composite manufacturing, AOC is an industry leader in providing binders and sizing products that are designed to meet the needs of this important industry.
At AOC, we offer a large selection of resins that are suitable for creating castings for structural and architectural purposes. Our complete product lines include a wide variety of resin formulations and provide the combined advantages of casting resins, gel coats, and advanced colorants. Our resins have been used in castings for infrastructure projects such as bridges and sewers, as well as replacements for historic outdoor lighting fixtures. The versatility of casting is endless, and our resins are ideal for virtually any application.
Polyester Resin for Cultured Marble Applications
Vicast® A596-LPB : Vicast® Polyester Resin for Marble Applications (PDF - 131KB)
Vicast® A560-MAA : Vicast® Polyester Resin for Marble Applications (PDF - 189KB)
Vicast® A560-LAA : Vicast® Polyester Resin for Marble Applications (PDF - 189KB)
Vicast® A540-DMC-13 : Vicast® Polyester Resin for Cultured Onyx and Marble (PDF - 132KB)
Vicast® A523-HKG-19 : Vicast® Orthophthalic Resin for Casting Applications (PDF - 133KB)
Vicast® A523-HKA-20 : Vicast® Polyester Resin for Marble Applications (PDF - 131KB)
Vicast® A523-MKA-15 : Vicast® Orthophthalic Resin for Casting Applications (PDF - 133KB)
Vicast® A543-MIC-20 : Vicast® Polyester Resin for Marble Applications (PDF - 131KB)
The filament winding industry has grown exponentially due to the development of advanced resins. The forming a cylindrical composite structure through filament winding is highly cost effective alternative to metal tanks. At AOC, we partner with many of these manufacturers to develop resins for specific applications. This custom approach allows them to build their products more economically with far greater throughput.
Hand Lay Up / Spray Up
The hand lay up or spray up operations used for fabricating fiber-reinforced polymer composites have long benefitted from AOC resins. We provide a large selection of low-styrene resins and gel coats engineered specifically for both hand lay-up and spray-up of open mold systems. With superior mechanical properties, crack reduction, and excellent bonding characteristics, our resins produce the highest quality composites available.
Altek® H520-B : General Purpose Orthophthalic Laminating Resin (PDF - 119KB)
Altek® H541-A : Low HAP Marine Orthophthalic Resin (PDF - 132KB)
Altek® H550-H : Modified Orthophthalic Based General Purpose Polyester Resin (PDF - 118KB)
For panel fabrication, AOC provides the highest quality sheet molding composites on the market today. Panels made using our technologies are found throughout the transportation, appliance, electrical, and consumer industries and are valued for their high performance, light weight, and outstanding appearance. At AOC, we partner with customers to deliver outstanding resin products, as well as exceptional customer service.
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. Resins meet FDA standards and are available in specialty colors. Contact one of the experts at AOC for more information on pultrusion applications.
RTM, RTML & Infusion
Customers in the resin transfer molding (RTM), resin transfer molding light (RTML), and resin infusion manufacturing industries have long relied on AOC products to enhance the quality of their products and processes.
General Purpose RTMAltek® R596-ACA-08 : Orthophthalic Polyester Resin for RTM/Cold Mold Applications (PDF - 118KB)
Altek® R559-APF-10 : Orthophthalic Polyester Resin for RTM and Cold Mold Applications (PDF - 130KB)
Corrosion Resistance RTMAltek® R701-APE-14 : Unsaturated Polyester Resin for Vacuum Molding Processes (PDF - 133KB)
Altek® R736-APD-30 : RTM Infusion (PDF - 118KB)
Multi-Purpose RTMAltek® R920-ACA : Polyester Resin for RTM and Vacuum Infusion (PDF - 117KB)
Altek® R937-UPE-15 : Low Shrink RTM Resin (PDF - 132KB)
High Performance RTMHydropel® R015-APF-55 : Hydropel High Performance Vinyl Ester Resin for Infusion (PDF - 132KB)
Hydropel® R037-YPF-78 : Modified Vinyl Ester RTM and Infusion Resin (PDF - 119KB)
Low Profile RTMR049-CPF-17 : Low Profile Modified Vinyl Ester Resin (PDF - 117KB)
For specialty composites and cast polymers, the industry turns to the experts at AOC for resins that exceed expectations. The wide variations of projects we have played a part in a range from lifesaving military components to fun theme park attractions.
We are a leading supplier of resins, additives, gel coats, and more for all types of fiber-reinforced polymer composites. Our products have diversified uses and are routinely used for specialty components as well as industrial and commercial products. No matter what your components look like or what they are used for, AOC will be able to meet your needs.
EcoTek Sustainable Resins
Manufacturers who want to become more eco-friendly have many options with AOC’s EcoTek® sustainable resins. Suitable for a wide range of composite and cast polymer components, these resins meet regulatory standards and improve a company’s advantage over others in the market.
Green resins are available for every market and manufacturing process for fabricating industrial and commercial products. To learn how green resins can improve your products’ image while maintaining the highest levels of quality, contact us and speak with one of our experts.