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Technical Data Sheet

 

Re-issued August 2001

 

 

EPON™ Resin CS-241 and CS-242

 

 

Product Description

EPON™ Resin CS-241 and CS-242 are blends of bisphenol A based liquid epoxy resin and C12-C14 alkyl glycidyl ether similar to EPON Resin 8132.

 

EPON Resin CS-241 is the highest viscosity version of EPON Resin 8132 for flooring and CS-242 is the medium viscosity version of EPON® Resin 8132 for flooring.

 

Application Areas/Suggested Uses

  • Flooring
  • Coatings
  • Adhesives
  • Composites
  • Encapsulation
 

 

Benefits

  • Low viscosity
  • Low volatility modifier
  • Good wetting characteristics
  • Good chemical resistance

 

Sales Specification

Property

Units

Value

Test Method/Standard

EPON Resin CS-241

 

 

 

Weight per Epoxide

g/eq

190 – 200

ASTM D1652

Viscosity at 25°C

P

22.5 – 27.5

ASTM D445

Color

Gardner

1 max.

ASTM D1544

EPON Resin CS-242

 

 

 

Viscosity at 25°C

P

13.5 – 18.5

ASTM D445

 

 

 

 

 

Typical Properties

Property

Units

Value

Test Method/Standard

EPON Resin CS-241

 

 

 

Density at 25°C

lb/gal

9.6

ASTM D1475

EPON Resin CS-242

 

 

 

Weight per Epoxide

g/eq

195 – 205

ASTM D1652

Color

Gardner

1 max.

ASTM D1544

Density at 25°C

lb/gal

9.4

ASTM D1475

 

 

 

 

 

 

General Information

 

Neat Resin Physical Properties

A comparision of neat resin casting physical properties made with EPON Resin 828, EPON Resin 8132 and EPON Resin CS-242 is provided in Table 1. Properties for EPON Resin CS-241 can be interpolated from the data.

 

Table 1 / Neat resin Casting Properties

 

 

Units

A

B

C

EPON Resin 828

pbw

100

 

 

EPON Resin CS-242

pbw

 

100

 

EPON Resin 8132

pbw

 

 

100

EPIKURE™ Curing Agent 3234

pbw

13

12

12

 

 

 

 

 

Gel Time, Shyodu, 200 grams

minutes

41

121

136

Cure Schedule

hrs/°C

-------- 24 / 25 + 2 / 150 --------

Tg by DSC

°C

132

87

77

Tensile Strength at break

ksi

11.0

10.0

7.8

Tensile Modulus

ksi

420

480

410

Tensile Elongation

%

5.7

4.6

5.3

 

 

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 product prices, availability, or order placement, please contact customer service:

www.hexion.com/Contacts/

 

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

 

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