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Scott Bader to Feature its Gelcoat Systems at Africa Rail

Published on 2018-06-05. Author : SpecialChem

Scott Bader will be launching its new FST (Fire, Smoke and Toxic fume) brand Crestafire® at Africa Rail on 12th and 13th June. This will be the first time that it will exhibit at this established rail industry event and it looks forward to welcoming visitors to Booth B15.

High Performance Resin and Gelcoat Systems


Scott Bader Africa Rail
Scott Bader to Feature its Gelcoat Systems at Africa Rail

A presentation on ‘Scott Bader’s Crestafire high performance resin and gelcoat systems for demanding rail applications’ will be made by Neil Gray, Global Market Manager for FST performance products.

Neil comments: “We are excited to launch Crestafire at this year’s Africa Rail. We are hoping this event will provide the ideal platform to introduce Crestafire to the South African rail industry and this networking opportunity will lead to new long-standing business relationships

Neil will be joined by Matthew Major, Commercial Director of Scott Bader South Africa. Matthew comments: “Scott Bader South Africa is excited in its ability to locally manufacture and supply leading edge global FST technology in support of the newly invigorated South African rail manufacturing industry. An initiative that is a catalyst for growth and transformation in South Africa.

Crestafire® Brand


  • Crestafire® covers all products that offer Fire, Smoke and Toxic fume performance for manufacturing fire retardant composite parts to Global standards required 
  • The extensive Crestafire® range includes: Fire retardant gelcoats and intumescent topcoats; fire retardant structural adhesives; a variety of fire rated open and closed mould, pultrusion and filament winding resins, compatible with glass, carbon and aramid fibre reinforcements
  • The products work together to offer a complete fire retardant system
  • Crestafire® products are widely used in many building and construction, passenger rail, and land transport applications
  • Demand for Crestafire products within the marine industry has also increased

Scott Bader’s Crestafire® resin & gelcoat systems are designed for the most demanding EN45545 & EN13501 rated applications.


Source: Scott Bader
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