Please confirm your preference
Europe, Middle East, Africa
Asia Pacific



On January 31, 2021, Hexion Holdings Corporation announced that it has completed the sale of its Coatings and Composite businesses, which includes the epoxy specialty resins and base epoxy resins and intermediates product lines, to Westlake Chemical Corporation. For epoxy coatings and composite product inquiries, please contact customer service at or

EPIKURE™ Curing Agent 197


EPIKURE Curing agent 197 is a low viscosity and very high reactivity mannich base type curing agent, free of phenol and benzyl alcohol. EPIKURE 197 imparts good cure properties at low temperatures and can also be used as accelerator for lower reactivity hardeners, e.g. polyaminoamides. It further provides a high level of chemical resistance.


o          Very low viscosity

o          High reactivity

o          Benzyl alcohol -free

o          Imparts high level of chemical resistance

Sales Specification

Property Standard Value Unit Test Method
Basic Nitrogen Content 9.8 - 10.6 % m/m ASTM D2896
Color 2 max Gardner ASTM D1544
Viscosity at 25°C 0.15 - 0.25 Pa.s ASTM D445

Typical Properties

Property Standard Value Unit Test Method
Hydrogen equivalent weight 75 g/eq Calculated
Recommended Proportion with EPIKOTE™ Resin 828 LVEL 40 phr Calculated

Welcome to Hexion eSecurity
Your platform for receiving secure content.
If you've received a notification, you can validate its authenticity by going to our validation page.