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Technical Data Sheet

 

Re-issued August 2007

 

 

EPIKURE™ Curing Agent 3380

 

 

Product Description

EPIKURE™ Curing Agent 3380 is a modified cycloaliphatic amine, very low viscosity, light colored epoxy curing agent. Systems formulated with EPIKURE Curing Agent 3380 exhibit excellent corrosion and chemical resistance and good color stability. It is ideally suited for architectural and maintenance coatings.

 

Application Areas/Suggested Uses

  • Solvent-free coatings
  • High solids maintenance primers
  • Pastel colored architectural coatings
  • Pipe and tank linings

 

Benefits

  • Excellent chemical and corrosion resistance
  • Excellent gloss and color stability
  • Good flexibility
  • Low mixed viscosity

 

Sales Specification

Property

Units

Value

Test Method/Standard

Amine value

mg/g

260-280

ASTM D2896

Viscosity at 25°C

cP

200-400

ASTM D2196

Color

Gardner

1

ASTM D1544

 

 

 

 

 

Typical Properties

Property

Units

Value

Test Method/Standard

Equivalent weight, approx.

 

114

 

Density @ 25 °C

lbs/gal

8.5

ASTM D1475

Flash point

°C

>100

ASTM D3278

Appearance

 

Clear and free of foreign particles

Mix ration

 

 

 

EPON™ Resin 828

phr

57-63

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Performance Properties

 

Table 1 / Properties of Systems Cured with EPIKURE Curing Agent 3380

 

Composition

Method

Units

A

B

C

EPON™ Resin 828

 

pbw

100

EPON Resin 813

 

pbw

100

EPON Resin 8132

 

pbw

100

EPIKURE Curing Agent 3380

 

pbw

60

60

55

 

 

 

 

 

 

Handling Properties @ 25°C

 

 

 

 

 

Viscosity, Initial

 

cP

2,320

640

640

Pot life, 100 gram mass

 

min

34

51

60

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cured State Properties 1

 

 

 

 

 

Heat Deflection Temperature

ASTM D648

°C

57

32

35

Tensile Strength

ASTM D638

psi

7,365

4,614

3,243

Tensile Elongation at break

 

%

11.6

18.0

26.9

Flexural Strength

ASTM D790

psi

12,211

7,069

5,315

Flexural Modulus, Initial

 

ksi

410

250

190

Hardness

 

Shore D

81

78

72

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chemical Resistance2

 

 

 

 

 

Water absortion

 

%

0.32

0.32

0.30

5% Acetic Acid

 

%

0.40

0.40

0.39

5% Sodium hydroxide

 

%

0.29

0.29

0.27

50% Xylene/50% Isopropanol

 

%

- 0.04

- 0.04

764

1 Determined on 1/8-inch thick test specimens cured 24 hours at 25 °C, followed by 2 hours at 100 °C.

2 Percent weight gain after immersion for 24 hours at 25 °C.

 

 

Safety, Storage & Handling

Please refer to the MSDS for the most current Safety and Handling information.

 

Please refer to the Hexion web site for Shelf Life and recommended Storage information.

 

Exposure to these materials should be minimized and avoided, if feasible, through the observance of proper precautions, use of appropriate engineering controls and proper personal protective clothing and equipment, and adherence to proper handling procedures. None of these materials should be used, stored, or transported until the handling precautions and recommendations as stated in the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for these and all other products being used are understood by all persons who will work with them. Questions and requests for information on Hexion Inc. ("Hexion") products should be directed to your Hexion sales representative, or the nearest Hexion sales office. Information and MSDSs on non-Hexion products should be obtained from the respective manufacturer.

 

Packaging

Available in bulk and drum quantities.

 

 

Contact Information

For literature and technical assistance, visit our website at: www.hexion.com

 

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DISCLAIMER

The information provided herein was believed by Hexion Inc. (“Hexion”) to be accurate at the time of preparation or prepared from sources believed to be reliable, but it is the responsibility of the user to investigate and understand other pertinent sources of information, to comply with all laws and procedures applicable to the safe handling and use of the product and to determine the suitability of the product for its intended use. All products supplied by Hexion are subject to Hexion’s terms and conditions of sale. HEXION MAKES NO WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, CONCERNING THE PRODUCT OR THE MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS THEREOF FOR ANY PURPOSE OR CONCERNING THE ACCURACY OF ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED BY HEXION, except that the product shall conform to Hexion’s specifications. Nothing contained herein constitutes an offer for the sale of any product.

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