Applications of Epoxy Resin

Applications of Epoxy Resin

Applications of Epoxy Resin. We provide a full range of epoxy products designed to meet your specifications. This complete line of products has been fully tested by our team before being made available to you. Our team can provide the technical assistance to help you choose and work with any one of our different systems. We know our products because we developed AND use them. We can answer any of your technical questions quickly and accurately.

CHILL EPOXY™ keeps products in stock. These products can be used for:

  • River table
  • Coatings
  • Jewlery
  • General art
  • Painting
  • and much more…

«When chemistry meets creativity »

All the CHILL EPOXY™ products are “Thermoset resins”. 

A thermoset resin is a polymer that is irreversibly hardened by curing from a soft solid or viscous liquid prepolymer or resin. Curing is induced by heat – which is called “exotherm” – when you mix parts A (resin) and B (hardener) at a specific mixing ratio in volume or weight. Curing results in chemical reactions that create extensive cross-linking between polymer chains to produce an infusible and insoluble polymer network. 

The starting material for making thermosets is usually a liquid prior to curing and is often designed to be molded into its final shape. Once hardened, a thermoset cannot be melted for reshaping, in contrast to thermoplastic polymers which are commonly produced and distributed in pellet form and shaped into their final product form by melting, pressing, or injection molding. 

Thermosetting polymer mixtures based on thermosetting resin monomers and pre-polymers can be formulated, applied, and processed in a variety of ways to create distinctive cured properties. 

Typically, cold or warm environments will have a great impact on the thermoset resin curing process. The colder the environment is, the longer the curing process will be.  On the other hand, the warmer the environment is, the faster the curing time will be.  However, warm environments will trigger problems such as overheating which can cause yellowing of the resin, cracks, and major shrinkage. For the best results, a temperature of 72°F (22°C) is recommended.  

Applications of Epoxy Resins

 In addition to offering the CHILL EPOXY™ products, POLYMERES TECHNOLOGIES offers a variety of different thermoset systems (Epoxy, rigid and elastomeric polyurethanes) for different applications such as: 

  • Adhesives to structurally assemble different substrates.
  • Molding and casting systems to mold and cast artistic or industrial parts.
  • Rapid prototyping resins for the validation of part designs and short run production.
  • Composites systems for the production of laminated parts.
  • Potting compounds to protect electric and electronic components against hostile environment.
  • Coatings for the protection of different substrates.
  • Release agents to prevent resins from bonding to molds or any other substrate.
  • River tables, Wood projects, Art pieces

As you can see, there are multiple “thermoset systems” that POLYMERES TECHNOLOGIES INC can supply you with: more than 400 different systems. 

Do not hesitate to contact us for any information or guidance you may require. For other applications of Epoxy Resin, feel free to check our Instagram Page.