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Is The Marine Unsaturated Polyester Resin Waterproof?

Aug 04, 2020

Polyester resin has many characteristics. As buyers and sellers, we should understand and be familiar with the characteristics of polyester resin produced by each manufacturer, so that we can make better use of the product. Today, let’s talk about unsaturated polyester resin waterproofing for marine use.

Not marine unsaturated polyester resin can be waterproof.

Marine unsaturated polyester resin has good toughness and high strength, and is mainly suitable for making ships, cooling towers and other glass steel products. Unsaturated linear thermosetting resin prepared by polycondensation of dibasic acid (or acid anhydride) and diol. The solution of this polyester in a liquid vinyl monomer (such as 18%-40% styrene or a mixture of styrene and methyl methacrylate) is cross-linked and cured to form a body structure.

Each product has its specific characteristics, so we must check whether it is what we need when using it.