MERICAN 196 is an DCPD/ortho blend unsaturated polyester resin, offering excellent mechanical properties and high elongation. It is used in tanks, pipes, and various glass fiber and carbon fiber-reinforced plastic products. This product is especially suitable for filament winding, pultrusion, spray-up, and hand lay-up processes.

Supplied By: SINO POLYMER CO., LTD.

Product Code: Q12530

Regional Availability: Canada

Polymer Name: Dicyclopentadiene/Orthophthalic Unsaturated Polyester Blend

Chemical Family: Polyesters, Unsaturated Polyester (UPE)

Processing Methods: Casting, Filament Winding, Hand Lay-up, Pultrusion, Spray Lay-up

End Uses: FRP Boats, Fishing Boat, Lifeboat, Pipes, Tanks, Yacht

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    Identification & Functionality

    Features & Benefits

    Applications & Uses

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    Compatible Reinforcements
    Composites End Use
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    Recommended Applications
    • FRP boats, such as fishing boat, marine/yacht, life boat etc.
    • Tanks, pipes and various glass fiber and carbon fiber reinforced plastic products.
    • Suitable for filament winding, pultrusion, spray-up and hand lay-up process.

    Properties

    Color
    Physical Form
    Appearance
    Light yellow liquid
    Properties
    • Weather resistant when UV inhibitor is added.
    • Fire-retardant when fillers are added.

    Regulatory & Compliance

    Certifications & Compliance

    Packaging & Availability

    Packaging Type
    Regional Availability
    • Canada
    Packaging Information

    The product should be packed into clean, dry, safe and sealed container; standard package is 220 kg.

    Storage & Handling

    Shelf Life
    6 months
    Storage Information

    Shelf life: 6 months below 25°C, stored in cool and well ventilated place.