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Epoxy Systems for Automotive Exterior Components

We can optimize our EPIKOTE™ Resin TRAC 06300 series to deliver the specific performance and processing benefits you need to quickly manufacture high-quality, clear-coated or color painted exterior parts up to 70% lighter than steel. Applications include:

  • Roof tops
  • Hoods
  • Door panels
  • Pillars

Exterior Parts


EPIKOTETM Resin SystemsSuitabilityCuring Conditions
Mass Production   Class A Finish   Time[min]Temp[oC]Glass Transition
Temp [°C] (DSC Midpoint)
Process Typical Applications 
EP TRAC 06150
EK TRAC 06150
HA TRAC 06805
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10-30 min + optional postcure80oC-100oC100oC-120oCRTM LCMAutomotive surface parts: Roof top, Hood, Deck lid, Door panela, Pillars
Remarks: High quality surface finish, good carbon fiber wetting, short cycle time. This system can be combined with internal Mold Release HELOXY Additive 112.
EP TRAC 06300
EK TRAC 06300
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
8-20 min80oC-100oC100oC-130oCRTMAutomotive surface parts: Roof top, Hood, Deck lid, door panels, Pillars
Remarks: High quality surface finish, good carbon fiber wetting, short cycle time
EP TRAC 06300
EK TRAC 06315
HA TRAC 06805
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
20-30 mins.90oC130oC-140oC
(after postcure)
RTM Gap-RTMAutomotive surface parts; Roof top, Hood, Deck lid, Door panels, Pillars
Remarks: High quality surface finish, good carbon fiber wetting, short cycle time, low chemical and thermal shrinkage. This system can be combined with internal Mold Release HELOXY Additive 112.
EP TRAC 06310
EK TRAC 06310
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
30-60 mins. + optional postcure at 120oC-150oC80oC-85oC95oC or
130oC-150oC (after postcure)
RTMAutomotive surface parts: Roof top, Hood, Deck lid, door panels, Pillars
Remarks: High quality surface finish, good hot wet performance. This system offers a very long injection window and is very robust for large parts.
EP TRAC 06425
EK TRAC 06465
EK Catalyst TRAC 06825
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3-5 mins. 130o-150oC or 90 sec + postcure135o-150oC135o-140oC
E' onset DMA
Prepreg / Compression moldingAutomotive surface parts: Roof top, Hood, Deck lid, Door panels, Pillars
Remarks: Prepreg applications, featuring rapid cure speeds and high glass transition temperatures particular suited for demanding high volume applictaions.
EP TRAC 06465
EK TRAC 06465
EK Catalyst TRAC 06825
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3-5 mins. 150o-170oC or 90 sec + postcure150o-170oC165o-175oC
E' onset DMA
Prepreg / Compression moldingAutomotive surface parts: Roof top, Hood, Deck lid, Door panels, Pillars
Remarks: Prepreg applications, featuring rapid cure speeds and high glass transition temperatures particular suited for demanding high volume applictaions.