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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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ADDITIVE

ADD-UP2 is the most recent addition to the Cristex range of Epoxy Resins, Hardeners, Adhesives and Additives which promotes adhesion between Gel and laminate. When using ADD-UP2 you do not need to abraid the surface or use a solvent wipe after the Gelcoat has fully cured. 

Designed to be used with Polyester & Vinylester Gelcoats when combined with our Elantas Resin Systems. ADD-UP2 becomes part of the Gelcoat and not a surface treatment. Additionally ADD-UP2 aids the curing process, it can also be used for Gelcoat repairs where sanding and polishing are required/necessary. 

The additive provides a speed up in curing time of the gelcoat, promoting a perfect adhesion of the Epoxy Resin applied and maintains a high gloss finish.

Lamination can start with the Gelcoat being at the tacky stage, around 1.5 hours after Gel application and up to 24 hours without any need for abrasion or solvent wipe. It is also suitable for Gelcoat repairs, Transparent /Coloured Gelcoats, sanding and it can be polished to a high gloss.

Water and chemical resistant. If you need any help with your project or need a sample please contact our office.

 

ADD-UP2

Compatible with all Polyester and Vinylester Gelcoats combined with our Elantas Resin System

Data Sheets
Reference            
Appearance
Flash Point   
Density
Viscosity, dynamic  
Applications
MSDS  
ADD-UP2 99207-P0-AD-1 Liquid, opaque 32°C 0.86 g/ml at 25°C 10-20 mPa.s at 25°C

To be added to the gel coat/resin. It provides a speed up in the curing of gelcoat and promotes a perfect adhesion of the Epoxy Resin applied immediately after

ADD-UP2

Cristex offers a large range of products suitable for Infusion Moulding, RTM, RTM Light, VARTM and Compression Moulding. The process of RTM is done using a rigid two-sided mould set that forms both surfaces of the panel. The two sides fit together to produce a mould cavity. A key feature of resin transfer moulding is that the reinforcement materials are placed in the cavity and closed prior to the introduction of matrix material. Resin transfer moulding includes numerous variations which differ in the mechanics of how the resin is introduced to the reinforcement in the mould cavity.

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