Gurit to showcase new automotive composite materials at Composites Engineering 2013, United Kingdom

Zurich, (PresseBox) - Gurit (SIX Swiss Exchange : GUR), a leading global manufacturer and supplier of Composite Materials, Systems and Engineering for a wide range of industrial uses and applications will be exhibiting at the Composites Engineering exhibition in Birmingham, UK from 12-13 November.

Hosted as part of the Advanced Engineering UK 2013 group of events, the Composites Engineering Show represents the UK's annual trade show for the very latest in composites materials. A materials, systems and engineering specialist for many of the world's key composite applications, Gurit will highlight its suite of new composite materials developed especially to meet the rapidly growing demand from automotive customers.

Prepreg materials for automotive applications

Exhibiting on stand E135, Gurit will be showcasing the recently launched range of composite materials for the automotive industry. These include:

SC 110 Cosmetic Carbon Prepreg



Ultra high clarity - ideal for cosmetic components with no whitewash or spots
On average a 20% decrease in scrap finished parts, due to the elimination of whitewash


SE 200 Structural Epoxy Prepreg



Toughened structural epoxy prepreg with excellent hot/wet performance
Fast, flexible curing options


PN901 High Tg Prepreg



Cyanate ester prepreg ideal for components exposed to high temperatures for short durations
Flexible cure cycle from 135⁰C to 180⁰C (at 180⁰C cure, Tg is 200⁰C)


Composite materials for a range of applications

Alongside these new products, Gurits sales and technical teams will be on hand at the stand to discuss the range of advanced composite materials available for a growing range of applications and industries.

Gurit Holding AG

The companies of Gurit Holding AG, Wattwil/Switzerland, (SIX Swiss Exchange: GUR) are specialised in the development and manufacture of advanced composite materials, tooling systems, structural engineering solutions, and select finished parts. The comprehensive product range comprises epoxy and phenolic prepregs, SPRINT™, structural cores (Corecell™, PVCell™, G-PET™ and Balsaflex™), epoxy Ampreg and PRIME™ laminating systems, Spabond adhesives, and other related products. Gurit is uniquely positioned to serve global growth markets, and has production sites and offices in Switzerland, Germany, the UK, Canada, Spain, Australia, New Zealand, the USA, Ecuador, Brazil, India and China.

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