Material Vinylester
Vinylester chemically resembles epoxy and UP. It is almost a combination of the two above-mentioned thermosetting plastics, and combines the fast and easy curing of UP with the good mechanical and thermal properties of epoxy.

It is therefore used either when UP is not sufficently adequate, or when the use of the more costly epoxy is unnecessary.
Vinylester has a large use in corrosive environments.
Danish Name Vinylester
Category Plastics, Thermosetting
Similar materials Epoxy
UP - Unsaturated Polyester
References Lars Hallkvist ApS
Price The price of vinylester is between that of UP and Epoxy, about 30 DKK/kg.
Price level: December 1997
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