A New & Improved Resin that Provides Enhanced Core Strength
Exclusive to American Bath Group, the new Resin8 TM enhanced resin formula has been tested and perfected over several years, and is now being used across all our AKER AcrylX TM products.
The enhanced core strength and flexibility of the products comes from the Resin8 TM resin formula, which saturates the fiberglass strands and locks them together to build the base structure of the units.
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The flexural strength of AKER products has greatly improved thanks to Resin8 TM. Results from flexural testing demonstrated that the Resin8 TM material gained a 63%* increase in stress resistance.
Increased Resilience to Impact
During testing, Resin8 TM vastly improved when compared to the previous resin in terms of elongation strength, with a 62%* increase in impact resistance.
Increased Overall Strength
Tensile strength of Resin8 TM products, defined as the ability of a material to resist breaking under tension, showed a marked improvement of 29%*.
* When compared to previously used resin.
Easily Identify Resin8 TM Products
No more AKER blue backing
To know if a product is enhanced with Resin8 TM, simply look at the backing of the unit. All products manufactured with our new enhanced resin formula, Resin8 TM, now feature a dark charcoal color backing, instead of the blue AKER backing used in the past.
Resin8 TM FAQs
What is the availability of Resin8 TM?
All AKER AcrylX TM products are now enhanced with Resin8 TM. You will not need to place a Resin8 TM specific order.
Will orders have a longer lead-time because of Resin8 TM?
No. You will not experience longer lead times on your products because of the Resin8 TM enhancement.
What is the warranty on Resin8 TM enhanced products?
Products enhanced with Resin8 TM will continue with the existing Lifetime Warranty terms on AcrylX TM products.
Will Resin8 TM products cost more to order?
No, all AKER products will be enhanced with Resin8 TM at no additional cost.
Does Resin8 TM meet IAPMO and NAHB requirements, as well as the fire-rating tests?
Yes, Resin8 TM meets all regulatory codes that our current AKER products meet. It also passed all the code-required fire-rating tests.
Can Resin8 TM enhanced products be repaired?
Absolutely. It is easily repaired and restored to original factory condition. Contact us for support with any Resin8 TM product repairs you may need.