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Technical Data Sheet



Most recent revision date:          December 2006



EPIKOTE™ Resin 03161




Product Description 

EPIKOTE™ Resin 03161 is a medium viscosity rubber modified epoxy resin based on bisphenol A/F diglycidylether.


The resin has a low volatility and is nearly inodorous, factors which are responsible for its agreeable handling characteristics.



Application Areas/Suggested Uses


High-end adhesives. In combination with EPIKURE™ Curing Agent 3125 for a good adhesion on various substrates or with Mannich bases such as EPIKURE™ Curing Agent 110 or 105 for the production of fast curing adhesives. EPIKOTE™ Resin 03161 can also be combined with EPIKURE™ Curing Agent 921 und catalysts for high performance one component adhesives.


The resin can also be used for other applications where a good adhesion and a good toughness are needed.




  • Good toughness
  • Good adhesion on various substrates
  • Good mechanical performance



Sales Specification





Test Method / Standard

Viscosity at 25°C



DIN 53015


Gardner scale

6 max.

ISO 4630

Refractive Index at 25ºC



DIN 51423





Typical Properties





Test Method / Standard

Delivery form


liquid, could be opaque


Epoxy equivalent



DIN 16945

Density at 20ºC 



ISO 2811

Total chlorine content


< 0.4

ISO 21627

Hydrolyzable chlorine content


< 0.3

ISO 21627






Safety, Storage & Handling


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


EPIKOTE™ Resin 03161 should be stored at room temperature in conditions such that moisture is excluded, in the original containers kept tightly closed. Under these conditions the shelf life should be a minimum of one year from the date of certification.







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