Cure

Definition(s)


Cure

Change irreversibly the properties of a thermosetting resin by chemical reaction.

  • Note: 1 to entry: Examples of such chemical reaction are condensation, ring closure and addition.
  • Note: 2 to entry: Cure can be accomplished by the addition of a curing agent and catalyst, with or without heat and pressure.

Source: ISO 14692-1:2017, Petroleum and natural gas industries — Glass-reinforced plastics (GRP) piping — Part 1: Vocabulary, symbols, applications and materials, Second Edition, August 2017. Global Standards