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MARKETS

Cardolite products are used in the coating, adhesive, composite, rigid foam and friction materials markets to deliver high performance and bring unique properties to customer’s formulations.

MARINE AND
PROTECTIVE

– Outstanding corrosion protection
– Very fast cure even at low temperatures
– Adhesion to wet, dirty and contaminated surfaces
– Low and zero V.O.C.

INDUSTRIAL AND TRANSPORTATION

– Adhesion to various substrates
– Thin film corrosion protection
– Color and gloss retention
– Wet-on-wet cure
– Fast cure and sandability
– Low and zero V.O.C.

CONCRETE FLOOR COATINGS

– Quick return-to-service
– Low temperature hardness development
– Beautiful film even at high humidities
– Excellent color and gloss retention
– Low and zero V.O.C

SPECIAL COATINGS APPLICATIONS

– Potable water
– Food contact
– Tank and pipe linings
– Chemical immersion applications
– Under water cure
– Low and zero V.O.C.

INDUSTRIAL AND TRANSPORTATION

– Excellent adhesion to metals, composites, glass, plastics
– Water and thermal shock resistance
– Increased flexibility
– Good mechanical properties
– Surface tolerant (oil contaminated surfaces)

BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION

– Excellent aging resistance
– Excellent adhesion to construction materials (concrete, metals)
– Fast bond strength at low temperature and under water
– Surface tolerant (moisture, oil, water)
– Non-critical mix ratio

ELECTRONICS
POTTING

– Thermal shock and mechanical resistance
– Moisture resistance
– Lower exotherm options
– Low total chlorine and  halogen free
– Flexibility

RIGID POLYURETHANE FOAMS

– High reactivity with better labeling
– Bio-renewable with surfactant-like properties
– Excellent fire protection
– High compression strength
– Good compatibility
– Excellent water resistance

2K APPLICATIONS

– Bio-renewable
– High mechanical strength
– Excellent chemical and water resistance
– Excellent fiber and filler wetting properties
– Formulation latitude

1K APPLICATIONS

– High bio-content phenolic resins as epoxy crosslinkers
– Good miscibility with epoxy resins
– Excellent water and chemical resistance
– Improved interlaminar adhesion and vibration damping

AUTOMOTIVE

– OEM and aftermarket
– Semi-metalic, ceramic, asbestos, and non-asbestos organic brake pads
– Improve wear and fade
– Increase flexibility
– Reduce noise
– Provide thermal stability

RAIL

– Liquid binder resins for train blocks
– Thermosetting resin based on CNSL
– Improve flexibility
– Reduce dust
– Good heat resistance
– High friction coefficient
– High hardness

SOLUTIONS FOR THE AUTOMOTIVE MARKET

Cardolite offers many solutions for the automotive market. From epoxy modifiers, to curing agents, from polyols to friction particles, Cardolite’s diversified CNSL-based technology delivers unique performance to automotive coatings, adhesives, composites and brake pads.

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Epoxy curing agents and resins for composite parts

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Polyols for polyurethane foams

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Polyols and modifiers for metal, plastic and composite adhesives and sealants

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Phenolic resins for rubber tires

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Epoxy resins and curing agents for electrical potting and under hood parts

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Friction particles for brake pads and drum linings

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Epoxy curing agents and resins for primers and sound dampening materials