Vinyl Ester

Definition(s)


Vinyl Ester

Class of thermosetting resin containing esters of acrylic and/or methacrylic acids, many of which have been made from epoxy resin.

  • Note: 1 to entry: Cure is accomplished, as with unsaturated polyesters, by copolymerization with other vinyl monomers such as styrene.

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