Vinyl ester (VE)

Alternative and trade names
Atlac®, Epovia®
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Description

It is a vinyl ester resin (Bisphenol-A epoxy based/Styrene-free/Brominated/Urethane modified) with excellent resistance against many chemicals at elevated temperatures. It brings great strength & toughness. It can be used in combination with a broad variety of fibers, including glass and carbon fibers

Ashby charts

See where falls on the material property chart for Density against Elastic modulus in your materials selection and design process.

Properties

General

Density ρ

1.11 - 1.15 g/cm³ at 20 °C

Mechanical

Elastic modulus E

3 - 4 GPa at 20 °C

Elongation A

2 - 7 % at 20 °C

Impact strength, Charpy unnotched Iunnot

15 - 30 kJ/m² at 20 °C

Tensile strength Rm

60 - 95 MPa at 20 °C

at 2-7% strain

Thermal

Max service temperature, long Tmaxlong

100 - 150 °C

Optical

Transparency

no

Technological properties

Application areas

Corrosion resistance parts, tanks relining, marine and swimming pool applications

Processing methods

Compression molding

This material data has been provided by M-Base.

All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
Equivalent standards are similar to one or more standards provided by the supplier. Some equivalent standards may be stricter whereas others may be outside the bounds of the original standard.