Please visit: Dow Chemical Company, Epoxy Products
1821 Larkin Center Dr.
Midland, MI 48674 US
The world’s growing appetite for wind energy is transforming wind blades into one of the hottest composite applications around. The huge build-up of wind-power generating capacity—particularly in the U.S, China, and Spain—has raised a bumper crop of new plants for manufacturing these composite parts.
A new line of low-viscosity epoxy tougheners is designed for amine-cured, DICY, anhydride-, and phenolic-cured systems where greater mechanical performance is needed in addition to adhesion and corrosion/chemical resistance.
Dow Polyurethanes, Midland, Mich., plans to add 130 million lb/yr of specialty polyols capacity at Freeport, Texas, with start-up slated for early 2009.