Novafast 500 Resin

Novafast™ 500 Resin

Novafast™ 500 is an unsaturated polyester resin which is intended for laminating at room temperature.

Novafast™ 500 is a promoted, thixotropic non wax type resin.


Novafast™ 500 resin is suitable for use as a laminating resin for fibre reinforced structures. Resin may be applied using hand lay-up, spray-up or filament winding methods.

Novafast™ 500 is fast curing, has good weather resistance, chemical resistance and heat resistance.

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Application Data

Catalyst Application between 1% of total resin weight
Curing Between 20°C and 35°C and humidity between 40% and 80%


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Supply Data

Storage Measures Stable for 3 months from the date of manufacture when stored away from direct UV light and at or below 25°C.
Packaging IBC (500L), 60L and 20L pails.
Safety See Safety Data Sheet.

Duct work constructed using Novafast 500 resin
Pipe constructed using Novafast™ 500 resin

Typical Mechanical Properties1

Test Units Nominal Method
Tensile Strength MPa 6.5 ASTM D638
Tensile Modulus GPa 4.0 ASTM D638
Tensile Elongation % 1-2% ASTM D638
Flexural Strength MPa 12 ASTM D790
Flexural Modulus GPa 3.2 ASTM D790
Barcol Hardness 0-100% 39 ASTM
Heat Distortion Temperature ºC 85 ASTM D2566

1Testing is based on unreinforced cured and post cured
resin castings, using Novafast 500™ at 25°C

Typical Liquid Properties at 25%

Viscosity (cPs) Relative Density Styrene Content
500 1.09 45%


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