There is no substitute for 50 years of proven reliability


When it comes to corrosion-resistant fiber reinforced plastic (FRP) tanks,pipes, pultruded profiles, ducting and custom components, Ashland’s Derakane™ resins have defined a legacy of excellence in FRP applications from chemical processing, water treatment and pollution control, to mineral processing and pulp & paper. Derakane epoxy vinyl ester resins deliver exceptional:

  • durability
  • superior heat resistance
  • low maintenance
  • high performance

With unparalleled depth in resin choices, Ashland can determine the right processing and performance characteristics for nearly any corrosion resistant application.

Derakane epoxy vinyl ester resins have been providing unmatched reliability and trust to customers for 50 years. With worldwide resources, including dedicated Ashland corrosion teams across the globe, we are ready to continue providing innovative corrosion-resistant solutions and application guidance for your specific need.

Because failure isn’t an option, corrosion applications require world-class solutions from the global leader in resin chemistry. Ashland is that global supplier.


Our Corrosion Team provides free Lunch & Learn seminars for design engineering firms and chemical plant owners. Seminars include:

  • Managing Corrosion with FRP
  • Inspecting FRP Equipment
  • Resin Chemistry for Corrosion Applications
  • Coatings and Linings for Corrosion Service

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Guy Schneider is a Product Manager for Ashland’s Performance Materials’ Corrosion Resistant and Fire Retardant Composites business. Guy has been working with the Derakane vinyl ester resins team for 26 years and is responsible for the EMEAF region as well as the Middle East and Israel.

Download the FRP Performance Advantages in FGD Systems paper

Over the past decade many lessons have been learned regarding proper selection of construction materials to minimize expenses related to corrosion control in flue gas scrubbing equipment. Download this paper now to learn more about Fiber Reinforced Plastic in Wet Flue Gas Desulphurization Systems.