SP-High Modulus to use 3M resin

ISLE OF WHITE, United Kingdom — SP-High Modulus, the marine business of Gurit, has signed a commercialization and supply agreement with Minnesota-based 3M for use its Matrix Resin in high-performance marine applications.

The resin allows the production of stronger, lighter, and more durable composites to improve the strength to weight ratio of components.

The first product will be launched at the JEC Composites Show in Paris on March 29. The new product is a high-performance prepreg that shows a considerable increase in compressive strength over our comparable prepreg.”

Joe Summers, Head of Product Management at SP-High Modulus said, “SP-High Modulus continually strives to develop market-leading products. The marriage of technology from 3M and SP-High Modulus will deliver products for marine applications where performance is everything.”

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