News & Articles

22 Oct 2020

Waterborne epoxies as secret performance enhancers in fiber and textile applications

Epoxy is a general term used to describe polymers that contain an epoxide functional group. These molecules have been around for a long time and are well-known for many applications, including compo...
22 Oct 2020

The essential role of epoxies in building a Green Hydrogen Economy

Airbus recently revealed new zero-emission concept aircrafts. All presented concepts rely on hydrogen as a primary power source – an option which Airbus believes “holds exceptional promise as a...
Crafting the future of wood architecture
15 May 2020

Crafting the future of wood architecture

Source: Chris Barbalis on UnsplashIn the 2020s, architectural trends are all about sustainability. Industries in general are coming up with inventive techniques and materials to meet the gro...
Improving the water shift in coatings: Ultra-low or no-VOC waterborne epoxies
15 May 2020

Improving the water shift in coatings: Ultra-low or no-VOC waterborne epoxies

A new generation of ultra-low and no-VOC waterborne epoxy technology is now available on the marketplace. They have been developed for those applications, where environmentally-friendly alternatives are required or useful.
Composite polymers – the key to a sustainable construction sector
20 Jan 2020

Composite polymers – the key to a sustainable construction sector

In 2019, the EU and the world witnessed the green movement gather momentum, resulting in the environmental agenda becoming a global priority. It is the composite industry, including epoxy producers, that are investing in creating environmentally-friendly economic solutions to construction problems like excessive energy use and high maintenance costs.
Epoxy composite robots to patrol car parks in 2020
19 Dec 2019

Epoxy composite robots to patrol car parks in 2020

Image by: Forschungszentrum InformatikIn 2019, there are robots to make your calls and your bed, do the vacuuming, mow your lawn and most importantly grill your bratwurst. While we wait for service...
A Little Goes A Long Way: Epoxy Resins’ Enabling Role in E-mobility
09 Oct 2019

A Little Goes A Long Way: Epoxy Resins’ Enabling Role in E-mobility

At the Paris climate conference (COP21) in December 2015, 195 countries adopted the first universal and legally binding global climate agreement.
Epoxy resins: Spinning our world
12 Aug 2019

Epoxy resins: Spinning our world

As we become more environmentally conscious, so does our technology and energy generation. Epoxy resins have been a great ally in lowering emissions and boosting the wind energy sector. The epoxy industry is strongly committed to continue working to help bring new products and innovative solutions to keep the world turning – and our windmills spinning.
17 Jun 2019

Unusual epoxy applications to unleash your creativity

You probably remember this from your school chemistry lessons: “chemical substances exist as solids, liquids, gases or plasma.” Teachers also made us memorise the periodic table of elements, the...
Epoxy is helping the world go green
17 Jun 2019

Epoxy is helping the world go green

Epoxies’ high insulation properties ensure the stable and safe transmission and distribution of electricity. But, perhaps lesser known is the important role that epoxy resins now play in supporting the transition to an even smarter grid and a greener generation of electricity.
Epoxy has the power: electrical components & insulators
04 Apr 2019

Epoxy has the power: electrical components & insulators

Epoxy resins have been used in power engineering for more than six decades and they still provide the best performance for electrical components. Their high-performance insulation properties are ideal for components found in switchgear, disconnectors, bus-ducts, rolling stocks, generators and drives,  especially in more demanding high-voltage and outdoor application requiring mechanical toughness and weather resistance.
04 Apr 2019

Epoxies + coffee waste = new flame-retardant material

Singapore ranks as number 36 in the top 50 countries with the highest coffee consumption in the world, with 2.1kg per capita. It is also renowned for its scientific research and development, so it i...
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