Owens Corning introduces new Sustaina® glass veil and Ultrapipe® fabric design
at Techtextil 2013
CHAMBERY, France, June 13, 2013
CHAMBERY, France, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC)
introduced a new glass-based solution for construction, transportation and
pipe rehabilitation during the Techtextil trade show in Frankfurt, June 11-13.
Owens Corning is a global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite
systems with specialization in glass based non-woven solutions and the most
complete range of coated & uncoated technologies.
Samples of veils, fabrics, mats and end-use applications will be displayed at
company booth G71 in hall 3.1 during the show.
New Sustaina® surfacing and reinforcing glass non-woven solutions for
residential and commercial building applications
After a successful launch in North America, Owens Corning is bringing its new
Sustaina® surfacing and reinforcing glass non-woven solutions to the European
residential & commercial building market.
This new technology helps meet legislation requirements on indoor air quality
(IAQ) in product-applications, supporting customers as they move towards more
sustainable solutions. The product contains a bio-based, formaldehyde-free
binder system and delivers higher tensile strength performance versus
Patented LOC 90 degree Ultrapipe® fabric design for cure in place pipe (CIPP)
sewer and pressure applications
With its long oriented chops (LOC) fabrics, the Ultrapipe® range is expanding
into a very large portfolio addressing all trenchless (no-dig) CIPP sewer and
pressure applications. LOC fabrics constructions (0 degree and 90
degreedirection) provide high stretch-ability for all liner types made with
folding, stitching & winding processes, combined with an increased stiffness
and strength properties. The Ultrapipe® enhanced UV curing performance allows
larger diameter, thicker laminate constructions.
All solutions are direct outcomes of Owens Corning's continued investment to
develop innovative industry-specific capabilities to meet the current and
emerging trends of our customers.
About Owens Corning
Owens Corning is a global producer of glass fiber reinforcements and
engineered materials for composite systems and residential and commercial
building materials. A Fortune 500 company for 59 consecutive years, Owens
Corning is committed to driving sustainability through delivering solutions,
transforming markets and enhancing lives. Celebrating its 75^th anniversary,
Owens Corning had sales of $5.2 billion in 2012 and employs 15,000 employees
in 27 countries on five continents. The Owens Corning Composite Solutions
Business delivers a broad range of reinforcement products that provide
lightweight alternatives to steel, wood and aluminum, thereby reducing weight
and improving energy efficiency. Additional information is available at
Owens Corning Investor Relations News
SOURCE Owens Corning
Contact: Kelly Donaghy, Owens Corning, +1-419-343-0207, or Nathalie Neyroz
Leonard, Owens Corning, +33-6 67 79 86 05
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