Epoxy is the higher performance and higher priced system. It is used in weight critical, high strength, and dimensionally accurate applications. Vinyl Ester resin offers corrosion resistance, heat resistance and is blended for toughness. Polyester resins are less expensive, offer some corrosion resistance, and are more forgiving than epoxies. Gel Coat is a polyester based resin made for high quality, surface finish applications.
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