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Epoxy Systems for Exterior Components

Our products deliver the specific performance and processing benefits you need to quickly manufacture high-quality, clear-coated or color painted exterior parts up to 70% lighter than steel. Applications include roof tops, hoods, door panels and pillars.  

Exterior Parts


EPIKOTETM Resin SystemsCuring Conditions
Time[min]Temp[oC]Glass Transition
Temp [°C] (DSC Midpoint)
Process Typical Applications 
EP TRAC 06150
EK TRAC 06150
HA TRAC 06805
10-30 min + optional postcure80oC-100oC100oC-120oCRTM LCMAutomotive surface parts: Roof top, Hood, Deck lid, Door panela, Pillars
 Remarks: High quality surface finish, good carbon fiber wetting, short cycle time. This system can be combined with internal Mold Release HELOXY Additive 112.
EP TRAC 06300
EK TRAC 06300
8-20 min80oC-100oC100oC-130oCRTMAutomotive surface parts: Roof top, Hood, Deck lid, door panels, Pillars
 Remarks: High quality surface finish, good carbon fiber wetting, short cycle time
EP TRAC 06310
EK TRAC 06310
30-60 mins. + optional postcure at 120oC-150oC80oC-85oC95oC or
130oC-150oC (after postcure)
RTMAutomotive surface parts: Roof top, Hood, Deck lid, door panels, Pillars
 Remarks: High quality surface finish, good hot wet performance. This system offers a very long injection window and is very robust for large parts.
EP TRAC 06398
EK TRAC 943
Contact your Hexion representative for
detailed handling and processing
procedures
200 °CRTM
LCM
FiWi
Automotive surface parts: Roof top, Hood, Deck lid, Door panels, Pillars, Rims
 Remarks: Very high Tg system. Suitable for E-coated exterior parts.
EP TRAC 06425
EK TRAC 06465
EK Catalyst TRAC 06825
3-5 mins. 130o-150oC or 90 sec + postcure135o-150oC135o-140oC
E' onset DMA
Prepreg / Compression moldingAutomotive surface parts: Roof top, Hood, Deck lid, Door panels, Pillars
 Remarks: Prepreg applications, featuring rapid cure speeds and high glass transition temperatures particular suited for demanding high volume applictaions.
EP TRAC 06465
EK TRAC 06465
EK Catalyst TRAC 06825
3-5 mins. 150o-170oC or 90 sec + postcure150o-170oC165o-175oC
E' onset DMA
Prepreg / Compression moldingAutomotive surface parts: Roof top, Hood, Deck lid, Door panels, Pillars
 Remarks: Prepreg applications, featuring rapid cure speeds and high glass transition temperatures particular suited for demanding high volume applictaions.
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