We Stock Gurit & Hexcel® Prepregs
The term “prepreg” is actually an abbreviation for the phrase pre-impregnated. A prepreg is an FRP reinforcement that is pre-impregnated with a resin. Perhaps the greatest advantage of using prepregs is their ease of use. Prepregs are used in aerospace, sporting goods, wind energy, automotive and more. Prepregs are rapidly gaining acceptance as an alternative material to metals and plastics, and is becoming more widely recognized for its high-performance characteristics.
Revchem supplies a range of Hexcel® & Gurit prepregs for industrial applications, using specially formulated epoxy, phenolic and BMI resin matrix systems. Hexcel & Gurit prepregs are reinforced with woven, multiaxial and unidirectional (UD) carbon and glass fibers.
Prepregs are used in a wide range of industrial markets and tailored to meet the specific performance requirements – whether they are low temperature cure and good fatigue performance; fire, smoke and toxicity performance or a great visual finish combined with high temperature resistance. All industrial markets can benefit from high performance lightweight composite materials – from traditional markets such as sports equipment to new applications such as industrial machinery and alternative energy & automotive.