DNV GL and LR approval for epoxy resins

LR carbon parts made with INF-114 Photo: PRO-SET

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A series of PRO-SET epoxy systems have been approved by DNV GL for use on ships, yachts and as a laminating resin for construction of laminates made of fibre-reinforced plastics.

DNV GL approval confirms that the PRO-SET epoxy systems are in compliance with international standards, regulations and DNV GL rules, providing proof of the high quality and safety standards of the products.

Harsh environments

“We’re delighted to gain accreditation for PRO-SET epoxy systems,” said Ian Oliver of Wessex Resins and Adhesives who manufactures PRO-SET epoxy under licence from Gougeon Brothers Inc. “PRO-SET epoxy is used worldwide in many applications and it’s specifically designed for building high-performance, lightweight composite structures that can withstand the harshest environments.”

The approved resins are the INF-114 Infusion Resin with INF-210 Fast, INF-211 Medium, INF-212 Slow and INF-213 Extra Slow Hardeners; the LAM-125 Low Viscosity Laminating resin with LAM-224 Fast, LAM-226 Medium, LAM-229 Slow and LAM-237 Extra Slow Hardeners and the LAM-135 Medium Viscosity Laminating Resin with LAM-224 Fast, LAM-226 Medium, LAM-229 Slow and LAM-237 Extra Slow Hardeners.

In addition Lloyd’s Register has reconfirmed its approval of the WEST SYSTEM 105 Epoxy Resin with 205 Fast Hardener, the WEST SYSTEM 105 Epoxy Resin with 206 Slow Hardener and the WEST SYSTEM 105 Epoxy Resin with 209 Extra Slow Hardener.

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