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    Resins, Reinforcements & Core Materials, Silicone Rubbers, Accessories, Chemicals,
    Powder Coatings.
    Derakane™, epoxy vinylester resins, ADDupol™
    unsaturated polyester resins and gelcoats, Aropol™, ADDpoxy™
    and ADDcure™ epoxy resins and hardeners, ADDsil.
    Lantor, Coremat ®, Soric ®, Chopped Strand Matt, Rovings,
    Chopped Strands and Surface Tissues.
    A large variety of colours and types
    Chopped Strand Matt, Rovings, Chopped Strands, Surface Tissues,
    various Fillers, including Calcite™ Calcium Carbonate
    ADDsol™ solvents – acetone, ethyl acetate, n-propanol
    and MEK, methylene chloride, Acrastrip™
    Jotun Powder Coatings

Resins | Chemicals | Powder Coatings | Accessories | Silicone Rubbers | addresins.com
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add resins manufactures, markets and distributes a range of chemical products, supplying a broad spectrum of industries in the Southern African region.

Products such as high quality resins, polymers, solvents, chemicals and powder coatings are supplied at competitive pricing levels. Backed up by experienced and well qualified technical support and coupled with exceptional services levels, add resins is a market leader in many of the market segments in which it operates.

The company represents several leading global chemical manufacturers and has access to the latest international products and technology.


Derakane™ epoxy vinylester resins: developed for use in highly corrosive and demanding GRP and coating applications across a broad spectrum of industries.

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ADDsol® solvents include acetone, ethyl acetate and MEK used in the composite, printing and adhesive industries. These are delivered from our bulk tank facilities located at our Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal branches.

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A comprehensive range of accessories consisting of glassfibre reinforcements (CSM, rovings, chopped strands and woven products), peroxide catalysts (Luperox and Curox range), several types of fillers, body filler, LANTOR coremat and surface tissues (Viledon synthetic, Donacarbo carbon fibre and glass), pigments, accelerators, retarders, UV additives, mould releases, brushes, rollers, Integra® adhesives and silicone rubber.

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powder coatings

Powder Coatings are based on thermosetting polymers and are specialized coatings for the protection of steel and aluminium surfaces. They are suitable for a wide variety of applications, from decorative and house-hold appliances to architectural grades.

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Silicone RTV-2 moulding rubber is an elastomer comprising of a silicone rubber base and a catalyst.

RTV-2 is a Room Temperature Vulcanising rubber that requires a catalyst to cure it into a flexible rubber.

There are 2 types of RTV-2 rubbers:

- Condensation cure which has a tin based catalyst.
- Addition cure which has a platinum based catalyst.

add resins carries the condensation cure which is the most commonly used rubber.

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in the media

25 February 2020

Resin determines the quality of glass reinforced polymer/plastic

The Ineos Derakane™ Resins range is available at add resins (addresins.com). Corrosion resistant Glass Fibre reinforced polymer (GRP) based on epoxy vinyl ester resin (EVER), is now the gold standard in construction of mineral processing equipment.

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19 August 2019

Derakane™ Signia™ Resins, Improved Shop Efficiency

With the introduction of Derakane™, Signia™, INEOS Composites has leveraged new production capabilities to modernize resin features including enhanced environmental performance, better workability, improved workplace conditions and worker satisfaction. These advancements not only demonstrate our commitment to innovation, but also to the development of resins that meet the needs of our customers.

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26 June 2019

Ashland leading composites industry to advance wind turbine recycling

BARCELONA, SPAIN, July 10, 2019 – WindEurope, the European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC) and the European Composites Industry Association (EuCIA) have created a cross-sector platform to advance novel approaches to the recycling of wind turbine blades. As a member of CEFIC, Ashland is supporting the efforts of promoting cement production as true recycling and developing alternative recycling technologies.

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25 JULY 2019

Ashland announces amendment to the purchase agreement with INEOS Enterprises for its Composites business and butanediol facility in Marl, Germany

COVINGTON, KENTUCKY, July 8, 2019 - Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced an amendment to the purchase agreement for the sale of its Composites business and butanediol (BDO) manufacturing facility in Marl, Germany to INEOS Enterprises. The amendment includes the removal of the maleic business from the sale, while the purchase price remains unchanged at $1.1 billion.

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