Casting

RF's casting resins offer produce high quality castings.  Our mineral fillable casting resins allow fast wet out of filler, good air release and excellent physical performance.  These low shrinkage resins produce aesthetically pleasing bathroom products.

 

Clear casting and solid surface resins are currently under development by RF technical staff.

PS-188 PS-M702
Description Poliset PS-188 is an orthophthalic unsaturated polyester resin, designed for marble and sanitary casting applications. Poliset PS-M702 is a pre-promoted and waxed orthophthalic type resin. It is designed for manufacturing of cultured marble, onyx bath-tub applications.
Technical Data Sheet
Application Processes
Benefits PS-188 has good positive cure and will accept high filler loadings. It is commonly used with calcium carbonate and microspheres to produce quality bathroom accessories. It has excellent colour stability, clarity, high filler compatibility and resistance to impact.Fast cure time for fast de-molding - High filler load ability - Good dimensional stability - Good transparency - Good pigment dispersion
Chemical Structure
Tensile Strength MPa 60 50 - 60
Tensile Modulus GPa 3.0 3.0 - 4.0
Flexural Strength MPa 100 95 - 115
Flexural Modulus GPa 3.0 3.5 - 3.8
Elongation % 3.0 2.0 - 3.0
Heat Distortion Temperature 55°C 75 - 85 °C
Acid Value 22 - 28 20 - 28
Appearance Pink turbid
Viscosity cps@25C 200 - 300 250 - 350
Styrene Content 36 - 44 30 - 37
Geltime@1.5% A50 MEKP@ 25°C 9 - 10min 10 - 14min