Prepregs

High Performance Prepreg & SPRINT™ Materials

Gurit’s range of high performance prepregs offer exceptional benefits for a wide range of applications from rapid component manufacture to high-end cosmetic finishes.

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Format

System

Main Features

Fastest Cure

Recommended Processing Method

Max Tg1

Typical Applications

SPRINT

ST110

  • Car Body Panel System SPRINT Resin

30 mins at 130°C

  • Autoclave
  • Vacuum Bag

115°C

Body and closure panels for
automotive applications

Prepreg

SC 110(T2)

  • White spot free high clarity resin for cosmetic parts
  • Versatile, high strength prepreg resin system
  • Flexible cure as low as 85°C

45 mins at 120°C

  • Autoclave
  • Press Moulding

125°C

Ideal for high visual quality components without white-wash or white spots

Prepreg

SC 160

  • Class leading resin clarity
  • High temperature performance

15 mins at 160°C

  • Autoclave
  • Press Moulding

180°C

Suitable for use in high temperature applications

Prepreg

SE 84 Nano

  • Nano-technology for outstanding mechanicals
  • Benefits from attributes of SE84LV

60 mins at 120°C

  • Autoclave
  • Press Moulding
  • Vacuum Bagging

140°C

High compressive property application e.g. very high performance yacht masts and foils

Prepreg

Smartcure™

  • Rapid cure in less than 5 minutes
  • Ideal for Hot-in Hot-out press moulding manufacture

5 mins at 150°C

  • Press Moulding

175°C

High volume component manufacture.

ST 110 for Car Body SPRINT™ (CBS)

Structural ST 110 is used to form a multi layered material referred to as CBS Car Body SPRINT. It is used alongside a suitable surfacing film (SF80, SF80FROBL or SF96) and SY110 Syntactic Core to build up a CBS panel. The woven carbon and glass reinforcements can be used to lay up various panel combinations to suit the required stiffness and weight targets needed. For our range of surfacing films and syntactic core materials see Prepreg & SPRINT™ Ancillaries.

SC 110 (T2) / SC 160

SC 110(T2) and SC 160 are the first choice for perfect visual surface quality. The cosmetic grade prepregs utilize a high clarity, versatile, hot-melt epoxy resin formulation. This specifically developed, unique formulation produces truly white-wash-free parts resulting in increased production output and scrap cost savings of up to 20%. SC 110(T2) and SC 160 can be cured at temperatures as low as 80°C or even faster cures are achievable using press moulding technologies at temperatures up to 160°C. SC 160 offers class leading resin clarity for a prepreg resin suitable for use in high temperature applications of up to 160°C. QUV SE Accelerated Weathering Test has revealed that Gurit SC 110(T2) carbon prepreg offers superior weathering performance compared with the current market range.

SE 84 Nano

SE 84 Nano is a high performance hot-melt epoxy prepreg. When vacuum bag moulded, SE 84 Nano has a 20% increase in compressive strength compared to SE 84LV through a combination of Gurit proprietary formulation technology and 3M™ Matrix Resin. This marriage of technology delivers a significant boost to mechanical properties with the cure and handling characteristics of SE 84LV. When pressure moulded, SE 84 Nano exhibits a 25% increase in compression strength vs SE 84LV.

Smartcure™

Press moulding is the most common production method in the automotive industry to increase production rates for structural and body panel applications to serial production levels. Gurit is assisting this growth by offering prepreg-based products suitable for various press moulding applications. The company has developed a range of prepregs which can be supplied in diverse reinforcement formats that will offer effective deposition rates.

Gurit Smartcure™ is your fastest option for high volume press moulding production of structural automotive components. Cycle times of less than 5 minutes combined with preforming capability at room temperature and reduced finishing efforts result in increased production output as well as time and cost savings per part. True hot in, hot out processing of the innovative epoxy resin prepregs at steady press temperature guarantees constant part quality and energy savings combined with a good surface finish that is suitable for direct painting with various paints.

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