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  • Epoxy coatings in food cans: Preserving life for long (English)

    Canned food has become a staple in our kitchens, hospitals, schools and supermarkets. However, as it often happens with everyday items, the many benefits they bring us daily can go overlooked. From easy transportation and storage to a significant reduction of food waste, cans are one of the greatest ways to make sure that food can be consumed at its best for a long, long time. Lire la suite

    13 Février 2019

  • Water pipes & epoxy: preserving our source of life (English)

    From the Bronze Age onwards, the development of urban civilizations has relied to a great extent on hydraulic systems. A high level of sophistication in water management technologies was already reached by Indus and Mesopotamians, followed by Greeks and Romans. Today we admire the ancient Roman aqueducts still standing in Europe and Northern Africa – but importantly, we can also draw inspiration from their engineering prowess. Lire la suite

    03 Octobre 2018

  • Solid as a rock: epoxy-based chemical anchors in construction (English)

    Since the early days of mankind, we have managed to put our tools and ideas at the service of our living and working environment demands. Building the world we know today has taken years of dedication and constant evolution. In our efforts we have tried out lots of different materials and all possible ways to make sure they stay together, until we discovered epoxy chemical anchors. Lire la suite

    13 Août 2018

  • Smooth sailing with epoxies (English)

    Sailing has been one of the most widely used forms of transportation throughout human history. Today, are still a major driving force behind our global economy, and epoxies help protect them across the seven seas. Lire la suite

    06 Juin 2018

  • Ready, steady, go! Epoxy resins keep you in shape (English)

    Exercising is good for your body and mind but it can also be very tiring and challenging, especially if you are not using the right equipment. Epoxy resins have proven to be a supportive ally for staying fit and healthy, whether you’re playing tennis, whizzing down the ski slopes or dribbling the ball with your hockey stick.   Lire la suite

    26 Avril 2018

  • Epoxy powder coatings: why so popular? (English)

    Tired of mediocre coatings, constructors started to seek ways of having a new type of resin that could be used in solvent borne and powder coatings. The efforts paid off and solid epoxy resins, both with middle and high molecular weight, were born. Lire la suite

    22 Février 2018

  • Epoxy adhesives, the bonding material (English)

    Epoxies can go a long, long way. This is especially true for the epoxy-based adhesives in which a very small amount can efficiently glue materials as different as wood, metal, plastic, rubber, glass, ceramic or stone. If it wasn’t for adhesives, how could we even start building large infrastructures? Lire la suite

    11 Décembre 2017

  • High-flying Epoxies (English)

    It was 1947 when Howard Hughes, the US visionary aviator and aircraft designer, used epoxies for the first time in the construction of his airlift flying boat “Spruce Goose”. Since then, epoxies and aircraft design have been inseparable. Lire la suite

    14 Novembre 2017

  • Don’t slip, there’s grip! (English)

    A good floor coating should prevent you from slipping and sliding, but in some floors you want more than that. Epoxy flooring systems can be tailored to each application in terms of resistance, colour or ease to apply. Lire la suite

    10 Octobre 2017

  • Epoxy resins hitting the road (English)

    There are many things to consider when buying a new car, and its resiliance and lifespan are indeed important ones. Epoxies have proved to be an excellent coating for your car, protecting it against bad weather conditions and the passing of time. Lire la suite

    30 Août 2017

  • Arts & crafts: the final Touch (English)

    Epoxies are found in a variety of applications, but there is a group on which they are especially discreet: the world of arts and crafts. Without drawing too much attention, these resins are increasingly popular among artists and craftsmen. Find out why! Lire la suite

    31 Juillet 2017