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OCTOBER 2018 28 CompositesWorld Versatile closed cell foam Elliott Co. of Indianapolis (Indianapolis, IN, US) is featuring its ELFOAM rigid unfaced polyisocyanurate (urethane) closed cell foam core. ELFOAM products are available in 2-, 3-, 4- and 6-lb/ft 3 densities supplied as blocks, sheets and custom shapes. With a temperature range from -297°F to +300°F and compatibility with polyester, vinyl ester and epoxy resins, the foam can be used for a variety of applications. It is compatible with an array of processes including hand layup, sprayup, vacuum infusion, resin transfer molding, lami- nation, pultrusion and filament winding. In terms of physical characteristics, it is said to offer high strength-to-weight ratios, chemical resistance, thermal insulation, and Class 1 fire performance, as well as low water permeability. It also can be easily machined, perforated and sliced. Booth U51. Adhesives, resins, gelcoats and matched tooling systems Scott Bader North America (Stow, OH, US) is featuring its lineup of adhesives, resins, gelcoats and matched tooling systems. A particular focus at CAMX is on Scott Bader's polyester, vinyl ester and hybrid bonding pastes under the new Crestafix brand name. Scott Bader bonding pastes are used in a range of applications and markets offering customers a choice of densities, gel times, color change, low shrinkage and ease of application. A new Crestafix sampling kit has been developed to offer customers the opportunity to sample and compare their chosen Crestafix options. The Crestapol range of high-performance urethane acrylate resins is also a key product focus, with particular emphasis on the fire-retardant (FR) properties of filled Crestapol resins and Crystic FR gelcoats and intumescent topcoats. Crestapol resins can be processed by open molding, infusion, RTM and pultru- sion, even when heavily ATH filled (up to 200 phr). Booth Q47. SHOW PREVIEW Visit Us at Booth J60 thermwood Large Scale 3D Printing of Production Tooling Molds Mas Masters Plugs Fixtures www.thermwood.com 800-533-6901

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