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Sicomin launches new bio systems for series production

The group will unveil a variety of products that are each available in industrial quantities for series production within automotive, wind energy and civil engineering.

Bio fire retardant epoxy gelcoat for wind Energy and infrastructure
Sicomin will showcase SGi 128, an innovative intumescent epoxy gelcoat developed specifically for fire retardant coating applications for critical components found in the wind energy and civil engineering markets.

SGi 128 Gelcoat is produced with 38% of its carbon content derived from non-oil sources and is a halogen free gelcoat that provides outstanding fire protection for epoxy laminates and extremely low smoke toxicity. Available with both fast and slow hardeners, this easy to apply epoxy system forms a much tougher and waterproof part surface than traditional intumescent coatings.

Sicomin’s SGi 128 is available in industrial volumes with short lead times and has been successfully tested to EN 13501 (EUROCLASS B-S1-d0) and ASTM E84 (Class A).

The new bio resin for HP-RTM processing for automotive
Sicomin’s new bio-resin specifically formulated for HP-RTM processing, SR GreenPoxy® 28, is the sixth product in Sicomin’s renowned GreenPoxy range.

SR GreenPoxy 28 is a fast cycle, low toxicity, third generation bio-based formulation aimed specifically at the HP-RTM moulding processes used for both high performance Automotive structural parts and aesthetic carbon fibre components. The new formulation has been optimized for fast production cycle times and superior mechanical performance and is a more sustainable alternative to traditional resins providing exceptional performance and quality for high volume programmes.

The Greenboats Flax 27 will be on display on the JEC World "Sports & Lifestyle" planet.

Companies: SICOMIN

Industries: Automotive and Road Transportation, Building and Civil Engineering, Energy

Terms: Applications, Business, Innovations

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This article has been written on JEC Composites Magazine
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