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EPON™ Resin 162


EPON Resin 162 is a multifunctional epoxidized phenolic novolac resin. It combines low viscosity and ease of processing with good thermal stability and chemical resistance for use in a number of epoxy applications. EPON Resin 162 can be used as the sole resin component or in combination with standard epoxy resins. EPON Resin 162 is capable of curing with all classes of curing agents.


  • Low viscosity for corresponding functionality
  • Ease of handling
  • Superior chemical resistance
  • Good thermal resistance

Sales Specification

Property Standard Value Unit Test Method
Color 3 max. Gardner ASTM D1544
Epoxide Equivalent Weight 166 - 178 g/eq ASTM D1652
Viscosity at 25°C 6000 - 7800 cP ASTM D2196

Typical Properties

Property Standard Value Unit Test Method
Density at 25°C 9.95 lb/gal ASTM D1475

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