Epoxy Resins

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary5
Summary 6
Introductioy 9
Manufacturing processes12
Environmental issues14
Supply and demand by region19
United States19
Producing companies19
Salient statistics20
Consumption21
Protective coatings22
Adhesives23
Flooring, paving, and construction25
Vinyl ester resins25
Composites26
Aircraft/aerospace27
Pressure vessels29
Recreational29
Wind turbine blades30
Automotive30
Other32
Electrical/electronic laminates32
Embedding and tooling33
Embedding33
Tooling34
Other34
Price34
Trade36
Imports36
Exports37
Canada37
Mexico38
Central and South America39
Producing companies39
Salient statistics40
Western Europe41
Producing companies41
Production42
Consumption43
Coatings45
Powder coatings45
Radiation-curable coatings45
Can and coil coatings45
Anticorrosion coatings45
Transportation46
General industrial coatings46
Composites46
Wind energy46
Pressurized fiberglass tanks and pipes47
Aircraft/aerospace47
Automotive47
Recreational48
Civil engineering (flooring, paving, and construction)48
Adhesives and sealants48
Electrical and electronics49
Electronic laminates49
Electrical applications49
Vinyl esters50
Tooling50
Price50
Trade51
Central and Eastern Europe51
Producing companies51
Salient statistics52
Consumption53
Coatings53
Powder coatings53
Can and coil coatings53
Anticorrosion coatings54
Composites54
Adhesives and sealants54
Flooring54
Vinyl esters54
Trade54
Middle East and Africa56
Producing companies56
Consumption56
Powder coatings57
Adhesives57
Vinyl esters57
Trade57
Japan58
Producing companies58
Production60
Consumption61
Surface coatings61
Electrical applications62
Construction/building and adhesives/bonding63
Other63
Price63
Trade64
Imports64
Exports64
China65
Producing companies65
Salient statistics68
Consumption68
Trade69
South Korea69
Producing companies69
Salient statistics70
Consumption71
Trade71
Taiwan72
Producing companies72
Salient statistics 73
Consumption 73
Trade 74
Other Asia 74
Producing companies 74
Salient statistics 75
Appendix—Curing agents 78
Bibliography 82
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