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    Resins, Powder Coatings, Silicone Rubbers, Chemicals, Accessories
    Derakane™ epoxy vinylester resins, ADDupol® unsaturated polyester resins and gelcoats,
    ADDpoxy® and ADDcure® epoxy resins and hardeners
    Jotun Powder Coatings
    A large variety of colours and types
    ADDsol® solvents - acetone, ethyl acetate, n-propanol and MEK, methylene chloride, Acrastrip™
    Pigment Pastes, Integra® Adhesives, Epoxy Value Added Products, Chopped Strand Matt,
    Rovings, Chopped Strands, Surface Tissues, Peroxide Catalysts, Body Fillers, Brushes,
    Rollers, Mould Releases, Silicone Rubbers, Various Fillers
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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

16 APRIL 2018

Ashland launches Derakane™ Signia™ to the corrosion industry. Original, trusted formula becomes undeniable to verify integrity of designs

DUBLIN, Ohio (April 11, 2018) – Ashland has launched Derakane™ Signia™ resins. The new formula has an undeniable detection system to verify the integrity of designs wherever corrosion-resistant fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP) pipes and tanks are specified. The new resins are built on the same backbone as the legacy Derakane lines and continue to offer the same corrosion resistance, mechanical properties with better processing

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13 APRIL 2018

Add resins Reporter Issue 13 April 2018

add resins is pleased and proud to announce that it has established a distributor relationship for the marketing and supply of industrial elastomers and rigid foam systems from The Dow Chemical Company, better known as Dow, a top global chemical compan

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14 MARCH 2018

Third International Conference on Composites, Biocomposites and Nanocomposites 07-09 November 2018. Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Present your Research and Findings or Register To Attend. The Composite Research Group (CRG) from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Durban University of Technology in Durban, South Africa is hosting their Third International Conference on Composites, Biocomposites and Nanocomposites (ICCBN). The conference hosts leading researchers, scientists and ex¬perts from around the world.

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08 FEBRUARY 2018

Mandela Bay Composites Cluster Presents Short Courses To The South African Composites Market

Mandela Bay Composites Cluster will be presenting 2 short courses – Think Composites and Infusion – during the month of February 2018. This presents a great opportunity for the South African composites market to brush up on their skills.

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