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Technical Data Sheet


Most recent revision date:         October 2007



EPIKOTE™ Resin 180



Product Description

Solid Epoxy resin based on Bisphenol A.


Application Areas/Suggested Uses


EPIKOTETM Resin 180 is preferably used in combination with anhydride curing agents such as EPIKURETM Curing Agent 848 and suitable inorganic fillers for the manufacture of high voltage switchgear components or medium voltage instrument transformers under vacuum casting or pressure gelation conditions.


Sales Specification

EpikoteTM Resin 180


Test Method / Standard

Viscosity at 120°C


500 - 600

DIN 53019


Gardner scale

0 - 3

ISO 4630

Epoxy number


10.2 – 11.0

DIN 16945

Hydrolyzable chlorine content


0 -  0.2

ISO 21627-2

Isothermal viscosity change at 120°C**


110 - 130

DIN 16945

Viscosity after 24h heat ageing at 120°C


0 - 7

DIN 16945

Epoxy equivalent*


390 - 422

DIN 16945

Density at 20 °C*


1.16 - 1.20

DIN 53217

Total chlorine content*


0 - 0.3

ISO 11376

Vapour pressure at 80°C*


< 0.01


Flash point*



ISO 2719





















*  typical properties

** using a EPIKOTETM Resin 180 & EPIKURETM Curing Agent 848 mixture with a 100:30 pbw ratio




Safety, Storage & Handling


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

EPIKOTETM Resin 180 should be stored at room temperature in conditions that moisture is excluded and kept in the original containers tightly closed. Under these conditions the resin can be stored for a minimum of 12 months from the date of certification. 

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