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Although there are many different types of resin in use in the composite industry, the majority of structural parts are made with three main types, namely polyester, vinylester and epoxy.

Polyester resins are unsaturated resins formed by the reaction of dibasic organic acids and polyhydric alcoholsPolyester resins are used in sheet moulding compound,bulk moulding compound and the toner of laser printers. Wall panels fabricated from polyester resins reinforced with fiberglass — so-called fiberglass reinforced plastic(FRP) — are typically used in restaurants, kitchens, restrooms and other areas that require washable low-maintenance walls.

Unsaturated polyesters are condensation polymers formed by the reaction of polyols (also known as polyhydric alcohols), organic compounds with multiple alcohol or hydroxy functional groups, with saturated or unsaturated dibasic acids. Typical polyols used are glycols such as ethylene glycol; acids used are phthalic acid and maleic acid. Water, a by-product of esterification reactions, is continuously removed, driving the reaction to completion. The use of unsaturated polyesters and additives such as styrene lowers the viscosity of the resin. The initially liquid resin is converted to a solid by cross-linking chains. This is done by creating free radicals at unsaturated bonds, which propagate in a chain reaction to other unsaturated bonds in adjacent molecules, linking them in the process. The initial free radicals are induced by adding a compound that easily decomposes into free radicals. This compound is usually and incorrectly known as the catalyst. Substances used are generally organic peroxides such as benzoyl peroxide or methyl ethyl ketone peroxide.

Polyester resins are thermosetting and, as with other resins, cure exothermically. The use of excessive catalyst can, therefore, cause charring or even ignition during the curing process. Excessive catalyst may also cause the product to fracture or form a rubbery material.

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Handbuilt, 1/43rd, Ferrari, BBR Model
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BBR Models BBRC139 Ferrari California T 2014 (Rosso California), 1/43rd scale handbuilt resin model car. Ferrari’s been busy. After recently unveiling...
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BBR Models BBRC140 Ferrari California T Roof Closed 2014 (Rosso California), 1/43rd scale handbuilt resin model car. Ferrari’s been busy....
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Handbuilt, 1/43rd, Ferrari, BBR Model
BBR Models BBRC140B Ferrari California T Roof Closed 2014 (Metallic Blue), 1/43rd scale handbuilt resin model car. Ferrari’s been busy....
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Handbuilt, 1/18th, 5 lbs, Ferrari, BBR Model
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Handbuilt, 1/43rd, 2 lbs, Ferrari, BBR Model
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Handbuilt, 1/43rd, Ferrari, BBR Model
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Handbuilt, 1/43rd, 2 lbs, Ferrari, BBR Model
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Handbuilt, 1/43rd, 1 lb, Ferrari, BBR Model
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Handbuilt, 1/43rd, Ferrari, BBR Model
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Handbuilt, 1/43rd, 2 lbs, Ferrari, BBR Model
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Handbuilt, 1/43rd, 2 lbs, Ferrari, BBR Model
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Handbuilt, 1/43rd, Ferrari, BBR Model
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Resin, 1/43rd, W.M., Bizarre Models
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Resin, 1/43rd, Lola, Bizarre Models
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Resin, 1/43rd, Lola, Bizarre Models
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Resin, 1/43rd, 1 lb, Inaltera, Bizarre Models
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Resin, 1/43rd, Firebird, Bizarre Models
Bizarre Models BZ260 GM Firebird Concept Car 1 XP21 1954, 1/43rd scale resin model car.
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Resin, 1/43rd, 1 lb, Lola, Bizarre Models
Bizarre Models BZ357 Lola T610 #17 "Brian Redman - Ralph Kent-Cooke - Jim Adams" DNF Le Mans 1982, 1/43rd scale resin model car.
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