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INEOS Composites introduces Aropol™ LP 67400 low profile resins designed to have low shrink and excellent cosmetics

DUBLIN, Ohio – INEOS Composites introduces a new low-profile resin for the recreational marine and vehicle markets in North America. Aropol™ LP 67400 is designed to have low shrink and excellent cosmetics while offering high strength and robust processing capabilities that boat builders and RV manufacturers desire.

Aropol™ LP 67400 resin is recommended for applications where industry leading, Class A type automotive surface profiles are desired. This resin is designed to be used in room temperature, closed molding applications such as infusion, RTM-Light, and press-molding. Ideal uses for this product are for above the water line marine and pontoon small parts, as well as RV parts.

INEOS Composites has invested in low profile systems, including patented innovations for over 40 years supporting multiple markets. “The desire for improved cosmetics from the consumer continues. At INEOS Composites, our team has approached that challenge by leveraging our vast expertise to deliver a new resin that enables our customer to efficiently mold a product that looks great. We are constantly striving to deliver solutions to our customer’s needs,” said Andrew Beer, Vice President Americas.

Aropol™ LP 67400 resin offers room temperature processing, outstanding mechanical properties, lower exotherms, and superior storage stability as compared to traditional low-profile resins. This resin also has exceptional shrinkage control and dimensional stability over a wide variety of part thicknesses.

Properties

Units

Aropol™ NLN 71500

Aropol™ LP 67400

Tensile Strength

psi

30,500

31,000

Tensile Modulus

ksi

1,860

1,930

Elongation

%

2.1

2.2

Flexural Strength

psi

41,400

47,300

Flexural Modulus

ksi

1,850

1,810

To learn more about Aropol LP 67400 or INEOS’ wide range of products for the marine industry, visit https://www.ineos.com/composites-marine/

About INEOS Composites

INEOS Composites manufactures and sells a broad range of general-purpose and high- performance grades of unsaturated polyester and vinyl ester resins, gelcoats and low-profile additives for the plastics industry.

The products of INEOS Composites provide fabricated composite products with an array of functional properties including corrosion resistance, fire retardance, ultraviolet resistance, water and chemical resistance, high mechanical properties, thermal and electrical insulation, impact and scratch resistance and high strength-to-weight ratios. INEOS Composites’ materials are used in several global markets, including building materials, corrosion-resistant FRP, recreation, transportation and wind energy.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:

INEOS Composites Media Relations
Sandy Derthick
+1 (614) 790-5420
saderthick@ashland.com