Release film - Ideally suited to filament winding applications. Features and Benefits: Tough, flexible heat shrinkable polyester tape with the unique ability to shrink and apply pressure when wrapped around an object and heated. This simple method of applying pressure is employed in many industries. Shrinkage begins around 65°C (149°F), but the tape has been used in applications up to 180°C (356°F). If left unrestrained will shrink by 20% after 15 minutes at 150°C (302°F). The compression force characteristics make it an effective and useful tool for consolidating and compacting advanced composite parts. In addition, the tape can be used effectively for compressing, debulking, shaping, forming and branding various materials. The tape is generally removed after application and is not reusable. The PTFE release coating applied to one side allows for easy removal from various substrates.

Identity

  • Global Business Unit
    Composite Materials

Markets

Segments Applications
Lightweighting Structural & Semi-Structural Parts

Chemical categories

Chemical category Chemical family Chemical product
Process Materials Release Film Polyester

Region of commercial availability

  • Asia / Pacific
  • Europe / Middle East / Africa
  • North America
  • Latin America

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