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Cristex supplies a comprehensive range of products manufactured from Glass Fibre (E.C.S. ECR), Carbon Fibre, Aramid Fibre, Dyneema®, Thermoplastic (nylon, polyester etc.) Epoxy Resins, and Natural Fibres.

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EPOXY GEL COATS

Cristex offers two different products, MG 536/W 503 with a heat resistance upto 150ᵒC and another which is MG 536/K 58 which offers a heat resistance upto 180ᵒC

MG 536/W 503 150ᵒC

This Gelcoat is suitable for application in small and medium moulds with epoxy pre-pregs. This Gelcoat is a two component epoxy system thixotropic with a high thermal and chemical resistance. This system is RoHS compliant. The process is to apply a thick layer and then allow to cure at room temperature however the curing process can be accelerated by the use of moderate temperature (35-40ᵒC).

 

MG 536/K 58/180ᵒC

This Gelcoat is suitable for applications in large size tools and heat resistant moulds upto 180ᵒC. This Gelcoat is a two component epoxy system thixotropic with a high thermal and chemical resistance. The process is to apply a thick layer and then allow to cure at room temperature however the curing process can be accelerated by the use of moderate temperature (35-40ᵒC). Please get in touch for further information.

 

Resin         
Hardener 
 Colour 
Mixing Ratio                   
Pot-life Min 25°C                              
Max Thickness mm                                 
Tg°C                   
Characteristics
MG 603

W 555

W 556

White or

light green

100:10

14-20

24-30

2

105

108

Sandable and polishable, thixotropic, easy demoulding on humid surface. Negatives and ceramic case moulds

 

MG 543

W 555

W 556

W 557

Light green

100:9

100:9

100:7.5

12-18

18-28

30-40

1.5-2

1.5-2

1-1.5

100

102

116

Hard, chemical and abrasion resistant but polishable. Ceramic case moulds
MG 544

W 555

W 556

W 557

Blue

100:11

100:9

100:7

12-18

18-28

30-40

1-2

1-2

1-1.5

110

112

112

Hard, chemical and abrasion resistant. W555 for foundry patters. W556 and W557 for large models and PU moulds

MG 516

W 556

W 557

Red

100:11

100:9

15-25

20-30

0.5-1

0.5-1

120

Medium sandability and chemical resistant. W557 for homogenous colour surfaces. PU integral skin and RTM moulds

MC 1163

W 500

W 556

Grey

Aluminium

100:9

100:9

30-40

20-30

1-1.5

0.5-1

110

108

Aluminium filler, polishable, chemical and thermoresistant. Vacuum thermoforming tools and thermal resistant moulds

PC 800 G 30 Black 100:20 12-15 0.5-1  

≤-30

Thixotropic elastomer PU for flexible coats. Moulds and items with resilient surface

Cristex is proud to announce their association with Eurocarbon, a producer of Tubular and Flat Braids, Woven Tapes and Fabrics, primarily used in the composite industry. These Braids, Tapes and Fabrics are made out of high performance reinforcement fibres such as: Glass, Aramid, Carbon and Polyethylene. The Eurocarbon team based in Sittard, Netherlands can offer over 100 years of experience with a selection of Fibres, Resins, Design, and Manufacturing Methods for composite products.

Eurocarbon’s experience is also used to develop and produce preforms made by the Overbraiding process, in addition to this they have a close working relationship with transportation manufacturers, universities, research institutes and composite producers.

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