Owens Corning Introduces Multi-End Roving for Transparent Panels

Manufacturer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems, Owens Corning has launched a multi-end roving called OC HiLight for transparent panels at the JEC Composites Show.

Owens Corning has used its patented Advantex E-CR glass fiber to develop the OC HiLight. The multi-end roving has a patented sizing that offers high transparency. It is ideal for use in greenhouses, cladding, skylights and other architectural purposes. The finished laminates contain higher proportion of glass fiber and thus exhibit better mechanical properties, including stiffness and robustness. Higher glass content reduces the amount of resin required in a thinner panel and thus decreases production costs.

The OC HiLight roving is exclusively developed for unsaturated polyester resin panels. It reduces light distortion and formation of white fibers and eliminates air entrapment, resulting in a better clarity product than competitive solutions.

Hans van der Steen, Owens Corning’s Product Leader for assembled rovings and chopped strand mat for the Asia Pacific and European market, commented that the OC HiLight roving provides numerous benefits, including better light transmission, optical quality and clarity, to laminate panel producers. The product is compatible with various methods and thus expands the options available to designers with decorative and intricate shapes.

Source: http://www.owenscorning.com

Citations

Please use one of the following formats to cite this article in your essay, paper or report:

  • APA

    Owens Corning. (2019, February 09). Owens Corning Introduces Multi-End Roving for Transparent Panels. AZoM. Retrieved on January 24, 2020 from https://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=28644.

  • MLA

    Owens Corning. "Owens Corning Introduces Multi-End Roving for Transparent Panels". AZoM. 24 January 2020. <https://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=28644>.

  • Chicago

    Owens Corning. "Owens Corning Introduces Multi-End Roving for Transparent Panels". AZoM. https://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=28644. (accessed January 24, 2020).

  • Harvard

    Owens Corning. 2019. Owens Corning Introduces Multi-End Roving for Transparent Panels. AZoM, viewed 24 January 2020, https://www.azom.com/news.aspx?newsID=28644.

Tell Us What You Think

Do you have a review, update or anything you would like to add to this news story?

Leave your feedback
Submit