Vinyl Resin

Definition - What does Vinyl Resin mean?

A vinyl resin is a type of reactive prepolymer and polymer produced by the esterification of an epoxy with an unsaturated monocarboxylic acid.

A vinyl resin is a type of resin that possesses tough mechanical properties, good chemical resistance and high adhesive strength, which makes it useful for various applications.

Corrosionpedia explains Vinyl Resin

Examples of vinyl resins are polyvinyl acetate and polyvinyl chloride.

Vinyl resins are used to produce:

  • Coatings for metallic surfaces
  • Electronic and electrical components
  • Electrical insulators
  • Fiber-reinforced plastic materials
  • Structural adhesives

Vinyl resin also finds uses in caulking and casting compounds, sealants, paints and other industrial applications to prevent corrosion.

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