Re-Engineered Socketing Resin: Socket Lock

Thursday, February 10, 2011
Image courtesy Sea-Fit, Inc.

Sea-Fit, Inc., announced that it has just completed an extensive effort to improve and reformulate its socketing resin product, Socket Lock. This has been a joint effort with ITW Polymer Technologies and the process has taken nearly 18 months to complete. The new product has improved grip performance and has undergone static, dynamic and shock load testing. In addition, improvements were made to the formulation to increase the product’s stability and toughness.

The resin and hardener are now innovatively packaged in environmentally sealed foil packs. To further ensure stability, the components are then placed in plastic containers fitted with vapor lock lids. The plastic container can be used as the mixing vessel and is obviously well suited for corrosive marine environments. Not only is this packaging easy to use, it serves to ensure the product’s freshness.

To make mixing easier, the resin color is now bright green and the hardener is white and in a soft paste form. When mixing, it is easy to see when the mixture is fully blended as the white swirls will disappear when fully mixed. All components are designed to be free of dusty, hazardous components. To make pouring sockets a cleaner process, each kit is now supplied with a disposable pouring funnel.

Socket Lock has met or exceeded all of the performance and properties criteria to be Type Approved by both DNV and ABS.

www.socket-lock.com

 

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