Phenolic Resin is flame retardant.

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Available as prepreg suitable for mass transit, industrial, and construction applications, MTM®82S-C features operating temperature of -67 to 176°F. Under fire conditions, laminate exhibits extremely low fire propagation and surface spread of flames with low smoke and toxic gas emission. Product is available for use with wide range of carbon and glass fiber materials, and is suitable for both monolithic and sandwich structures.



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ACG Launches New Flame-Retarded Rail, Construction and Industrial Material



ACG, part of the Composites Division of Umeco plc, announces the launch of MTM®82S-C, an outstanding fire performance phenolic resin system available as a prepreg suitable for mass transit, industrial, and construction applications.

MTM82S-C offers excellent mechanical properties in combination with exceptional fire performance, where the operating temperature is within the range -55 to 80°C (-67 to 176°F). Under fire conditions, MTM82S-C laminates exhibit extremely low fire propagation and surface spread of flames together with low smoke and toxic gas emission, meeting the requirements of: British Standards BS 476 Part 6 and 7, and BS 6853 Cat 1a; French Standards NF P 92-501 Rating M1 and NF F 16-101 Rating F1; and German DIN5510 Ratings S2, SR2 and ST2.

ACG's MTM82S-C is available for use with a wide range of carbon and glass fibre materials, and is suitable for both monolithic and sandwich structures.

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For further information, please contact:

Advanced Composites Group Ltd:

Dr. Richard Horn - Rail Market Sector Manager. E-mail: rhorn@acg.co.uk

Tel: +44 (0)117 766200

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