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    Resins, Powder Coatings, Silicone Rubbers, Chemicals, Accessories
  • RESINS
    Derakane™ epoxy vinylester resins, ADDupol® unsaturated polyester resins and gelcoats,
    ADDpoxy® and ADDcure® epoxy resins and hardeners
  • POWDER COATINGS
    Jotun Powder Coatings
  • SILICONE RUBBERS
    A large variety of colours and types
  • CHEMICALS
    ADDsol® solvents - acetone, ethyl acetate, n-propanol and MEK, methylene chloride, Acrastrip™
  • ACCESSORIES
    Pigment Pastes, Integra® Adhesives, Epoxy Value Added Products, Chopped Strand Matt,
    Rovings, Chopped Strands, Surface Tissues, Peroxide Catalysts, Body Fillers, Brushes,
    Rollers, Mould Releases, Silicone Rubbers, Various Fillers
  • Exact gelcoat color tinting in minutes

Resins | Chemicals | Powder Coatings | Accessories | Silicone Rubbers | addresins.com
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add resins manufactures, markets and distributes a range of chemical products, supplying a broad spectrum of industries in the Southern African region.

Products such as high quality resins, polymers, solvents, chemicals and powder coatings are supplied at competitive pricing levels. Backed up by experienced and well qualified technical support and coupled with exceptional services levels, add resins is a market leader in many of the market segments in which it operates.

The company represents several leading global chemical manufacturers and has access to the latest international products and technology.

resins

Derakane™ epoxy vinylester resins: developed for use in highly corrosive and demanding GRP and coating applications across a broad spectrum of industries.

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chemicals

ADDsol® solvents include acetone, ethyl acetate and MEK used in the composite, printing and adhesive industries. These are delivered from our bulk tank facilities located at our Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal branches.

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accessories

A comprehensive range of accessories consisting of glassfibre reinforcements (CSM, rovings, chopped strands and woven products), peroxide catalysts (Luperox and Curox range), several types of fillers, body filler, LANTOR coremat and surface tissues (Viledon synthetic, Donacarbo carbon fibre and glass), pigments, accelerators, retarders, UV additives, mould releases, brushes, rollers, Integra® adhesives and silicone rubber.

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powder coatings

Powder Coatings are based on thermosetting polymers and are specialized coatings for the protection of steel and aluminium surfaces. They are suitable for a wide variety of applications, from decorative and house-hold appliances to architectural grades.

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SILICONE RUBBERS

Silicone RTV-2 moulding rubber is an elastomer comprising of a silicone rubber base and a catalyst.

RTV-2 is a Room Temperature Vulcanising rubber that requires a catalyst to cure it into a flexible rubber.

There are 2 types of RTV-2 rubbers:

- Condensation cure which has a tin based catalyst.
- Addition cure which has a platinum based catalyst.

add resins carries the condensation cure which is the most commonly used rubber.

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in the media

08 FEBRUARY 2018

Mandela Bay Composites Cluster Presents Short Courses To The South African Composites Market

Mandela Bay Composites Cluster will be presenting 2 short courses – Think Composites and Infusion – during the month of February 2018. This presents a great opportunity for the South African composites market to brush up on their skills.

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29 JANUARY 2018

Ashland to increase prices for composites products in EMEA

BARCELONA, SPAIN, January 26, 2018 - Ashland today announced it will increase the price of its portfolio of UPR and gelcoat products in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) by 100 Euros per metric ton and its portfolio of epoxy vinyl ester products by 150 Euros per metric ton. This increase will take effect February 1, 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter as contracts allow. This increase is in addition to the increase announcement of December 8, 2017.

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19 JANUARY 2018

14th World Pultrusion Conference on 1 - 2 March 2018 in Vienna, Austria

Every two years the EPTA (European Pultrusion Technology Association) presents the current developments and innovations in the market of pultruded fiber reinforced materials in Europe and worldwide.

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17 JANUARY 2018

Ashland makes waves again and introduces easy application MaxguardTM EZM marine white gelcoat with excellent weathering performance

DUBLIN, Ohio, January 9, 2018 – Ashland’s solvers are making waves again. The company has launched a new white gelcoat to help boat manufacturers improve the efficacy and usability of their products in demanding marine applications. MaxguardTM EZM marine white gelcoat offers easier application in complex molds and excellent weathering performance.

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