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Properties

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Epoxy resins, sometimes called polyiodides, are a group of reactive prepolymers and polymers which contain at least one epoxide group. The resins can be reacted (cross linked) either with themselves through catalytic homopolymerisation, or with a wide range of co-reactants having polypractical amines, acids and acid anhydrides, phenols, alcohols and thiols. The co-reactant is often … Continued

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Epoxy Resins

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Epoxies shows some differences from polyester resins in that they are cured by a ‘hardener’ rather than a catalyst. The hardener, often an amine, is applied to cure the epoxy by an ‘addition reaction’ where both materials take place in the chemical reaction. The chemistry of this reaction means that there are usually two epoxy … Continued

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While compounding with filled systems

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, some of the crucial elements to be taken into account include: Volume fraction of filler Particle characteristics (size, share, surface area…) Filler aspect ratio Strength and modulus of filler Adhesion of filler to the resin Viscosity of the base resin Toughness of the base rein Nanoparticle-reinforced epoxy composites have also generated considerable industrial interest … Continued

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Epoxy Composites: Additives for High Performance

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Fillers also play a crucial role in epoxy resin formulations. Reinforcing fibers such as glass, graphite and polyaramid improve mechanical properties to such an extent that epoxies can be used in many structural uses. Other non-reinforcing fillers include: Powdered metals to improve electrical and thermal conductivity Alumina for thermal conductivity Silica for cost reduction, and … Continued

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In Making jewelry

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Like the other projects mentioned above, making the resin jewelry simply involves mixing the epoxy resin, having a series of molds to use, and experimenting with paint, glitter, and other fun bits and pieces in the molds with the resin. You’ll save a fortune by creating your own to make beautiful earrings, rings, and pendants. … Continued

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Make a personalized coffee table top full of memories

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By using epoxy resin, you can make your own coffee table top complete with photos of your favorite holidays, family photos, and events. Once you have your table top, make sure that you seal the outside with tape so that the resin doesn’t come out of the edges. Print out the images you want to … Continued

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Being kept out of the Reach of Children

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Keep the wood glue in a cool, dark place that is out of the reach of young children and pets. If unknowingly ingested, wood glue can be lethal. Horizon Epoxy Floor, as a company of many years of experience in this field, has been doing the best to make the customers happy and satisfied. In … Continued

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Use suggested Amounts Only

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Don’t use excessive amounts of wood glue to try and achieve a better result. Excessive use of these substances is harmful to the user and also to the environment. Refer to the usage instructions and follow them properly. Horizon Epoxy Floor, as a company of many years of experience in this field, has been doing … Continued

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What are Pros and Cons of Epoxy Aggregate Flooring?

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Generally, epoxy aggregate flooring can be found in garages, work rooms and perhaps even areas in which people gather for social activities. This flooring usually possesses a very polished glossy look and if taken care of, can be quite attractive even for a garage floor. Some people love it and some people hate it. Horizon … Continued

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Basics of Epoxy Flooring; Some Points

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Like any surface about to get a new coating, your garage floor must be completely cleaned before you apply the epoxy. The cleaner the floor, the better the adhesion. All residue and traces of oil and grease must be removed before you apply the epoxy. There are several ways to do this, but many products … Continued

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