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EPON™ Resin 161

Description

EPON™ Resin 161 is a multifunctional epoxidized phenolic novolac resin that combines relatively low viscosity with good thermal stability and chemical resistance properties. Because of this special combination of properties, use in a number of applications is indicated. EPON Resin 161 can be used as the sole resin component or in combination with standard resins and HELOXY™ Modifiers normally used in epoxy formulations. EPON Resin 161 is capable of curing with all classes of curing agents.

Benefits

  • Relatively low viscosity for this class of product
  • High functionality
  • Superior chemical resistance
  • Good thermal resistance

Sales Specification

Property Standard Value Unit Test Method
Color 2 max. Gardner ASTM D1544
Epoxide Equivalent Weight 169 - 178 g/eq ASTM D1652
Viscosity 1 18000 - 28000 cP

1 Brookfield Viscosity, Spindle Number 27 at 5 RPM

Typical Properties

Property Standard Value Unit Test Method
Density at 25°C 10.0 lb/gal ASTM D1475

 
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