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TenCate 8020 Rapi-Ply

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Product description

TenCate 8020 Rapi-Ply materials achieve excellent quality laminates from vacuum bag processing. TenCate 8020 resin is a new generation of toughened epoxy resin systems offering an excellent balance of mechanical properties. The TenCate resin system has been developed to offer long outlife, flexible cure schedules and high flow characteristics to ensure the fibre is fully impregnated during the component manufacture process.

Product benefits/features
  • High strength and toughness
  • Significantly reduced lay-up times (up to 75%) compared with traditional prepreg routes
  • Outstanding vacuum-only processing capability
Market segments
  • Automotive
  • Marine
  • Recreational / footwear
Product type Thermoset Prepreg
Resin type Epoxy
Tg 111°C/232°F
Initial cure temp 80°C / 176°F
Cure time 5.5 hours at 80°C / 176°F
Outtime 7 days
Post curable Yes
Vacuum processable Yes
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