Tell us a bit about Sicomin as a company

Sicomin is a leading formulator and manufacturer of advanced epoxy systems. Our dedicated team has over 35 years of experience in the production of high-quality resins. From Sicomin’s state of the art facility in Southern France we formulate highly specialised, custom made epoxies and off the shelf solutions. Founded in 1946, Sicomin has grown consistently and today our epoxy solutions are used extensively in the following market areas: Marine & Defence, Winter & Water Sports, Civil Engineering & Construction, Automotive & Rail, Aerospace and Renewable Energy across Europe, the USA, Asia and Middle East. As true innovators and trusted suppliers, we are proud to have been involved in some of the most high-profile global composite projects to date.

Can you give us a brief overview of the range of products produced by Sicomin?

The Sicomin product range comprises of Clear, Foaming, Fire Retardant and Bio-based formulations that are suitable for a variety of processing techniques including Infusion, RTM, HP-RTM, Pultrusion, Tooling, Hand lay-up and onsite Prepreg manufacturing. Sicomin also offers high performance composite solutions including a vast range of structural core materials, fabric reinforcements (carbon and glass), fillers and consumables.

Sicomin invests heavily in the innovation and development of environmentally enhanced bio-based epoxy systems, derived from natural origins. As a result, we are one of the leading suppliers today – with the largest number of products within the GreenPoxy® range. Our Greenpoxy® range includes 5 different bio products for infusion, foaming, laminating and injection that contain bio-based carbon contents up to 51% which is the highest on the market and tested in accordance with ASTM D6866. We are about to launch another bio epoxy for Industrial Automotive applications.

This article appeared in the January–February 2020 issue of Reinforced Plastics. Log in to your free materialstoday.com profile to access the article.

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