Scott Bader is pleased to announce that its Crestabond M7-05 and M7-15 structural adhesives have received NK certification from MED 2014/90 / EU.
Nippon Kaiji Kyokai, known as ClassNK or NK, is a classification society. ClassNK provides a variety of technical services, including inspection and classification of ships and maritime structures based on technically independently established rules, statutory inspections performed on behalf of more than 110 flag states, management system certification based on ISO and other international standards, and other services. While protecting the marine environment, help protect ships, crew and their cargo. ClassNK's gross tonnage is about 250 million gross tonnage, accounting for about 20% of the global merchant fleet, and is one of the world's largest classification societies. ClassNK is a global organization with more than 130 full-time surveyor offices worldwide.
Ingrid Skalleberg, Product Manager, Scott Bader Adhesives, said:
"Obtaining these MED approvals is an important step in the growth of our structural adhesives in the shipbuilding industry. We are pleased to provide industry-leading MED certified structural adhesives for the shipbuilding industry around the world."
The latest series of approvals further proves Scott Bader's commitment to develop and supply industry-leading adhesives. Previously, Scott Bader's Crestabond M7-05 and M7-15 have been approved by NK for use in applications involving steel bonding. Also in GFRP bonding applications, Crestomer 1150PA, 1151A, 1152PA and 1153PA have obtained NK approval certificate.