Paints & coatings

Paints & coatings

The applications making use of epoxy-enhanced coatings and paints benefit a wide range of sectors. The most common are construction (including flooring), shipbuilding, water and sewage treatment as well as home appliances. By bringing new performance characteristics...
Construction & flooring

Construction & flooring

Flooring is one of the most important applications for epoxies, accounting for 30% of all epoxies sold in Europe in the construction and coating sector.[1] High standards Epoxies play a major role in meeting the standards required for high quality flooring. Especially...
Automotive & public transport

Automotive & public transport

Epoxy resins are widely used in the automotive industry as protective coatings, preserving structural integrity of vehicles and extending their average lifespan. Greater body protection and longer lasting vehicles Epoxy-based coating technology was introduced in the...
Water pipework

Water pipework

Epoxy is a material with outstanding properties that is used in many important applications where for instance strength, chemical resistance, moisture protection and strong adhesion are key requirements. They are being used in an increasing number of composite pipes...
Food packaging

Food packaging

Long-lasting, highly protected foods Since the 1950s, epoxies have been used in the internal coating of cans to endure a long shelf life for canned goods, preserving them for up to five years. Their use benefits both consumers, who can store food for long periods...
Electronics & ICT

Electronics & ICT

IT & electronics are a sector where the number of applications of epoxy resins has been increasing sharply over the past few years. In light of their properties as electric insulators, epoxies are a vital component in internal circuits, transistors and printed...
Energy

Energy

Epoxy resins are used both as composites and coatings in the production, transformation and distribution of various types of renewable and non-renewable energy.   KEY COMPONENT OF WIND TURBINE BLADES n the wind sector, composites made from epoxy resins and reinforcing...
Sports & leisure

Sports & leisure

Epoxies play a key role in improving the performance of sports and leisure equipment for both amateurs and professionals. Epoxies are being used to produce tennis rackets, skis, golf equipment and hockey sticks, which have become lighter, stronger, more reliable and...
Aerospace

Aerospace

Epoxy-based composite materials have become indispensable for the aerospace industry. They are largely used as protective coatings to extend the lifespan of aircrafts. Environmental advantages The first modern use of epoxy resins in airplane design dates back to the...