MERICAN 9709 is an unsaturated polyester resin of the ortho type. It is valued for its impressive mechanical properties and high elongation, making it a valuable choice in applications requiring such characteristics within the realm of thermoset resins in composite materials.

Supplied By: SINO POLYMER CO., LTD.

Product Code: Q13914

Regional Availability: Canada

Polymer Name: Thermoset Polyester

Chemical Family: Orthophthalics, Polyesters, Unsaturated Polyester (UPE)

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

End Uses: Deck Panels, FRP Boats, Fishing Boat, Lifeboat, Pipes, Pumping Rod, Tanks, Wind Turbine Blades, Yacht

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    Applications & Uses

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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 transparent liquid
    Properties
    • Weather resistant when UV inhibitor is added.
    • Fire-retardant when fillers are added.
    • Lloyd’s registered.
    • Complies with FDA regulation 21 CFR 177.2420 after properly formulated and cured, suitable for repeated use in food contact materials.
    Note

    The curing characteristics are obtained using 1.5% Butanox M-50 (AKZO Nobel) and 1.5% CoNap (0.8% Cobalt) added to resin.

    Regulatory & Compliance

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    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.