Thre are Different Types of Epoxy Tubing
What is Epoxy Tubing, Epoxy tubing is a popular material that is used in many industries because of its strength, durability and flexibility. It is widely used in electrical, automotive, aerospace, and medical applications. It is also very useful in kites and provides insulation and protection to various components.
Hexcel manufactures fiberglass reinforcements. It also produces a variety resins and other additives for epoxy systems.
Its abrasion- and UV-resistance makes it an excellent choice in blade skin manufacturing. This has been demonstrated to be a superior choice under tension-shear fatigue testing (Elsam Engineering A/S; Lenzen & Wachsmannb 2004; Vestas wind Systems A/S 2006). It can also be used in composite pressure vessels as heat exchangers/fuel tanks’ inner ribs.
Filament Wound Tubes/Big Size Epoxy Fiberglass Tubes
FWET tube are made by winding fiberglass filaments around a girder. These tubes are similar in flexibility to wrapped carbon tubing and are more resistant against corrosion and damage than solid fiberglass.
A great choice for a lightweight and strong material, filament wound epoxy tubing is a popular material in the aerospace industry for fuselage frames, wing spars, and landing gear struts. It is also used frequently for automotive parts, such as suspension components and exhaust systems.
Resdel Epoxy Tubing /Big Size & Heavy Walls
Resdel’s epoxy/heavy-walled glass/epoxy tubing can be ordered in a variety od grades and diameters to fit any application. These include Lamitex G-10/FR-4 & FR-5, aswell as Lamitex G-11 CR which is suitable for thin-walled cryogenic continuous uses.
These grades have been UL listed for electrical and chemical use. They are ideal for demanding applications that require chemical, corrosive, and moisture resistance due to their abrasion, UV-resistance and thermal conductivity.
The glass/epoxy ratio and winding tensions used to manufacture these tubings provide exceptional directional strength properties. These grades have a broad range of temperature ratings from 130degC to 180degC and are available in both thick and thin-walled.
These grades are also resistant to abrasion, UV-resistance, and high insulating. They have volume resistivities at 23degC that exceed 1016 ohms-centimeter and dielectric strengths of over 300 volts/mil. These properties help protect sensitive electronics and electro-mechanical components against static discharge, which can damage equipment.
This tubing is popular for encapsulating electronic components. It allows users to insert leads and terminal contacts in a convenient location. It is also an effective way to shield components from the elements. Its IP67 rated protective structure offers excellent protection against oil and acid as well as solvents.
It can be used in many different applications and can be made in a variety sizes to fit any application. This tubing is a great choice for decorative accessories such traffic signs and markers.