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Cytec Releases Family of Energy Curable Epoxides with Low Shrinkage UVACURE® Curing Resins 1500 and 1550 Designed for Special Needs of Plastics and Metals

Published on 2009-03-23. Author : SpecialChem

WOODLAND PARK, NJ -- Cytec Industries Inc. announces the launch of UVACURE curing resins 1500 and 1550. This family of products is designed for energy curable applications where low shrinkage upon curing is critical for adhesion to difficult substrates. This cationic epoxide has uses in coatings for plastics and metals.

The products are a high purity, low viscosity, cycloaliphatic di-epoxide, as well as a standard grade cycloaliphatic that undergo rapid polymerization when exposed to UV light in the presence of a cationic photoinitiator. UVACURE 1500 and 1550 are tough, solvent resistant, and exhibit good adhesion to a variety of substrates, including plastics and metals.

About Cytec Industries Inc.:

Cytec Industries Inc. is a global specialty chemicals and materials company focused on developing, manufacturing and selling value-added products. Our products serve a diverse range of end markets including aerospace, adhesives, automotive and industrial coatings, chemical intermediates, inks, mining and plastics. We use our technology and application development expertise to create chemical and material solutions that are formulated to perform specific and important functions in the finished products of our customers.

Source: Cytec Industries Inc.

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