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Epoxies to the rescue: giving animals a second chance
11 Dec 2017

Epoxies to the rescue: giving animals a second chance

We’ve all been there. We are walking around the woods contemplating the trees, when all of a sudden… crack! Sometimes it’s just a stick but it can be an unfortunate animal we have accidently s...
Epoxy adhesives, the bonding material
11 Dec 2017

Epoxy adhesives, the bonding material

Epoxies can go a long way! Especially epoxy-based adhesives: a small amount can glue materials as different as wood, metal, plastic, rubber, glass, ceramic or stone. And if it wasn’t for adhesives, how could we start building large infrastructures?
High-flying Epoxies
14 Nov 2017

High-flying Epoxies

It was 1947 when Howard Hughes, the US visionary aviator and aircraft designer, used epoxies for the first time in the construction of his airlift flying boat “Spruce Goose”. Since then, epoxies and aircraft design have been inseparable.
Insect eyes inspire a new solar panel generation
14 Nov 2017

Insect eyes inspire a new solar panel generation

Arthropod eye Insect eyes have something hypnotical. Their strange, intricate shapes and unusual large size, so different to other species, have kept entomologists busy explaining what makes them s...
Don’t slip, there’s grip!
10 Oct 2017

Don’t slip, there’s grip!

A good floor coating should prevent you from slipping and sliding, but in some floors you want more than that. Epoxy flooring systems can be tailored to each application in terms of resistance, colour or ease to apply.
Epoxy brings a second life to critical infrastructures
10 Oct 2017

Epoxy brings a second life to critical infrastructures

Buildings, roads, bridges, tunnels… They surround us, exposed to all sorts of weather conditions and quite often lasting decades, even centuries. Those in charge of their maintenance face some maj...
Epoxy resins hitting the road
30 Aug 2017

Epoxy resins hitting the road

There are many things to consider when buying a new car, and its resiliance and lifespan are indeed important ones. Epoxies have proved to be an excellent coating for your car, protecting it against bad weather conditions and the passing of time.
Epoxy, the new invisibility cloak
30 Aug 2017

Epoxy, the new invisibility cloak

We all like to visit beautiful buildings and appreciate their ornamental façades without visual interruptions. But we also acknowledge the benefits of solar panels which, although unsightly, can pr...
Arts & crafts: the final Touch
31 Jul 2017

Arts & crafts: the final Touch

Epoxies are found in a variety of applications, but there is a group on which they are especially discreet: the world of arts and crafts. Without drawing too much attention, these resins are increasingly popular among artists and craftsmen. Find out why!
Epoxy resurrects colossi in Egypt
31 Jul 2017

Epoxy resurrects colossi in Egypt

Time has no mercy, and what used to be a gigantic glorious sculpture can be reduced to ruins today. This, however, does not mean there is no hope for the avid historian who wishes to enjoy archeolog...
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