Derakane™ epoxy vinyl ester resin

Derakane offers proven excellence in corrosion-resistant fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP) applications, including exceptional durability, superior heat resistance, low maintenance and high performance for even the most challenging environments. Ashland is the largest global supplier of specialty corrosion resins.

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Applications
Description
Benefits
Acid Plants
Fabrication of corrosion resistant piping, storage vessels and linings, scrubbers, ducting, hoods, grating and chimney liners.

● Corrosion resistant 
● Lightweight 
● Heat resistant 
● Low maintenance 
● Long-service life

Air Pollution Control
Fabrication of corrosion resistant piping, storage vessels and linings, scrubbers, ducting, hoods, grating and chimney liners.

● Corrosion resistant 
● Lightweight 
● Heat resistant 
● Low maintenance 
● Long-service life

Chemical Processing
Fabrication of corrosion resistant piping, storage vessels and linings, scrubbers, ducting, hoods, grating and chimney liners.

● Corrosion resistant
● Lightweight 
● Heat resistant 
● Low maintenance 
● Long-service life

Chlor Alkali
Fabrication of corrosion resistant piping, storage vessels and linings, scrubbers, ducting, hoods, grating and chimney liners.

● Corrosion resistant 
● Lightweight 
● Heat resistant 
● Low maintenance 
● Long-service life

Coatings and Linings
Used in corrosion resistant coatings and linings for piping, storage vessels, scrubbers, ducting, hoods and chimneys.

● Corrosion resistant 
● Lightweight 
● Heat resistant 
● Low maintenance 
● Long-service life

Corrosion Resistant FRP, Mineral Processing
Fabrication of corrosion resistant piping, storage vessels and linings, scrubbers, ducting, hoods, grating and chimney liners.

● Corrosion resistant 
● Lightweight 
● Heat resistant 
● Low maintenance 
● Long-service life

Corrosion Resistant FRP, Pulp and Paper
Fabrication of corrosion resistant piping, storage vessels and linings, scrubbers, ducting, hoods, grating and chimney liners.

● Corrosion resistant 
● Lightweight 
● Heat resistant 
● Low maintenance 
● Long-service life

Corrosion Resistant FRP, Water/Wastewater
Fabrication of corrosion resistant piping, storage vessels and linings, scrubbers, ducting, hoods, grating and chimney liners.

● Corrosion resistant 
● Lightweight 
● Heat resistant 
● Low maintenance
● Long-service life

Infrastructure
Fabrication of bridge beams, bridge decks, piers and structural components.

● Lightweight 
● High strength to weight ratio
● Corrosion resistant 
● Long-service life 
● Lower carbon footprint than concrete and steel

Open-mold Laminating
Power
Fabrication of corrosion resistant piping, storage vessels and linings, scrubbers, ducting, hoods, grating and chimney liners.

● Corrosion resistant  
● Lightweight 
● Heat resistant 
● Low maintenance 
● Long-service life

Semi-Conductor
Fabrication of corrosion resistant piping, storage vessels and linings, scrubbers, ducting, hoods, grating and chimney liners.

● Corrosion resistant 
● Lightweight 
● Low maintenance 
● Long-service life

Sheet-molding and Bulk-molding Compounds
Wind Energy
Fabrication of commercial and utility size turbine blades for its superior mechanical properties and processing characteristics in vacuum infusion processes.

● Strength and toughness 
● Cure performance 
● Low linear shrinkage 
● Corrosion resistance

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ServicesAshland offers a variety of services which complement this product.

Epoxy vinyl ester resins technical service

The Ashland Performance Materials technical service team has an industry-leading reputation for solving problems. We'll work closely with you to understand specific application challenges and recommend the best product to meet your business objectives. Whether focused on your product design, process optimization or new product development, our technical staff prides itself on building partnerships that lead to innovative solutions.

Contact us at derakane@ashland.com or hetron@ashland.com to discuss your opportunity.


Epoxy vinyl ester resin analytical services

Ashland’s Analytical Services and Technology team can provide a full range of services to meet your needs, from routine mechanical and analytical testing to state-of-the-art microscopy and environmental emissions testing. Analytical Services and Technology is your one-stop analytical resource.


Epoxy vinyl ester resins product development

Ashland’s materials evaluation laboratories constantly evaluate the performance of resin laminates for corrosion service both in the field and in the laboratory. While primary research and development activities are based at our company headquarters in the U.S., we also maintain product development teams in Europe, South America and Asia to ensure development of solutions suited to our global customer base.

Contact us at derakane@ashland.com or hetron@ashland.com to discuss your opportunity.


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Markets
Application
Product Types or Functions
Air Pollution Control
Air Pollution Control, Power
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Building and Construction
Infrastructure
Epoxy Vinyl Ester Resin
Chemical Processing
Acid Plants, Chemical Processing, Chlor Alkali, Semi-Conductor
Epoxy Vinyl Ester Resin
Energy
Wind Energy
Epoxy Vinyl Ester Resin
General Manufacturing - Automotive
Open-mold Laminating, Sheet-molding and Bulk-molding Compounds
Structural, high-temperature, corrosive-environment resin
Mineral Processing
Corrosion Resistant FRP, Mineral Processing
Epoxy Vinyl Ester Resin
Paint and Coatings
Coatings and Linings
Epoxy Vinyl Ester Resin
Pulp and Paper
Corrosion Resistant FRP, Pulp and Paper
Epoxy Vinyl Ester Resin
Water and Wastewater
Chlor Alkali, Corrosion Resistant FRP, Water/Wastewater
Epoxy Vinyl Ester Resin