Innovative ARALDITE® resin system offers a new dimension to composite rail vehicle designs
8th June 2016
ARALDITE® FST 40004 / 40005 takes user-friendly processing technologies into a new dimension enabling fast RTM curing capabilities at around 5 minutes / 150˚C and a pultrusion speed of circa 12 metres an hour.
This system also exhibits a high modulus which enables ease of installation through the production of rigid parts that can also withstand the physical stresses and strains experienced in a vehicle application.
Commenting on the launch of this unique solution, Laurent Pourcheron, marketing manager for Huntsman Advanced Materials, said: “With ARALDITE® FST 40004 / 40005, you can build shape while building enhanced functionality into the part itself. Ensuring form meets function is an essential part of our material development strategy.
Interior components such as luggage shelves, tables ceiling panels and even window trims can not only deliver the aesthetic design required but also serve as complete structures, providing a more cost effective solution without the need or added expense of any additional elements.”
Huntsman Advanced Materials is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals. Its operating companies manufacture products for a variety of industries, with the transport sector representing a high priority as a key facilitator of sustainable mobility solutions in the drive to create a low-carbon Europe.
ARALDITE ® is a registered trademark of Huntsman LLC or an affiliate thereof in one or more, but not all, countries.
Huntsman Corporation is a publicly traded global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals with 2015 revenues of approximately $10 billion. Our chemical products number in the thousands and are sold worldwide to manufacturers serving a broad and diverse range of consumer and industrial end markets. We operate more than 100 manufacturing and R&D facilities in approximately 30 countries and employ approximately 15,000 associates within our 5 distinct business divisions. The company’s unique portfolio includes a broad range of epoxy resins and formulated systems which appeal to companies working in challenging markets who want to be at the forefront of innovation and product development. For more information about Huntsman Advanced Materials, please visit our website at www.huntsman.com/advanced_materials
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