396 Direct Roving, based on E6 glass formulation, is coated with a silane-based sizing and compatible with polyester, vinyl ester, epoxy, and polyurethane resin systems. It is designed for weaving, stitching, filament winding, and pultrusion processes.
396 has excellent resin compatibility. It is suitable for prepreg and vacuum-assisted resin infusion processes to manufacture large wind blades, and also for pultrusion and filament winding processes to manufacture utility poles and container doors.
l High process flexibility
l Good end use performance
l Compatibility with multiple resin systems with fast and complete wet out
l Good abrasion resistance and smooth package-to-package transfer under high tension
l Excellent mechanical properties
l Excellent acid corrosion resistance
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(72 hr boiling)