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Epoxy Systems and Versatic™ Monomers for Construction Adhesives

For adhesives serving the Construction and Infrastructure market, Hexion offers a wide range of epoxy systems that bond metal, concrete, plastics and glass. Our waterborne, solvent-free, high solids and solvent borne systems featuring EPIKOTE™ epoxy resins and EPIKURE™ curing agents combined with HELOXY™ modifiers help produce adhesives with:

  • Good adhesion on various substrates
  • Fast cure, even at low temperatures
  • Solvent resistance
  • Enhanced mechanical properties
  • Good flexibility and impact resistance
  • Low viscosity
  • Electrical resistance
  • Excellent water resistance
  • High Tg
  • Range of pot life
  • Low yellowing

These adhesives are useful in a wide variety of applications, even where a high degree of thermal and chemical resistance and water impermeability are required in addition to good mechanical properties. Examples include:

  • Bonding prefabricated concrete roadways
  • Concrete pile splicing
  • Bonding cable trays to concrete
  • Traffic marking
  • Tile adhesives
  • Steel/concrete connections (metal fixtures to concrete structures such as rail-to-ground)

Two-Component Epoxy/Amine Systems for Construction

Epoxy Resin System Performance & Features
   Adhesion   Cure Speed   Substrates   Key Features  
Solvent-free Systems
EPIKOTE Resin 235 / EPIKURE Curing Agent 3125A
Metal, concrete
  • Long pot life
  • Excellent cost/performance ratio
  • Good flexibility
EPIKOTE Resin 240 / EPIKURE Curing Agent F205
Metal, concrete
  • Suitable for bonding similar substrates
  • Standard, cost effective system
EPIKOTE Resin 240 / EPIKURE Curing Agent 3125A
Metal, concrete
  • Suitable for bonding different substrates
  • Improved flexibility
  • Standard, cost effective system
EPON Resin 8111 / EPIKOTE Resin 828 EPIKURE Curing Agent 197
Metal, concrete, plastics, glass
  • Lower viscosity system combined with fast cure even at low temperatures
  • Good mechanical, electrical, and water resistance
EPIKOTE Resin 240 / EPIKURE Curing Agent 185
Metal, concrete
  • Suitable for use at low ambient temperatures(down to 0°C)
  • Suitable for high humidity

For more information, speak with a Hexion representative.

VeoVa™ monomers for construction applications

Emulsions containing VeoVa™ monomers exhibit enhanced alkali resistance and are useful for the formulation of adhesives for cementitious substrates. These emulsions may also be dried into redispersible powders for use as additives in various types of mortars.


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