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Epoxy Systems for Sporting Good Composites

Hexion resins for composite sporting goods produce extreme-performance materials suitable for this demanding market. Bring us your technical challenge, and our team will help you find a custom solution. Benefits of Hexion’s approach include:

  • Solutions meet extreme mechanical demand
  • Wide range of options suit a variety of manufacturing processes
  • Customer solution-oriented
  • Technical expertise

Epoxy Resin SystemPerformance & FeaturesRemarks
Mix Ratio
(weight)
Tg
(°C)
Pot Life
(min)1
Crystallization
Stability
Process
Robustnesse
Ambient CureSurface
Quality
Hand Lay-up
EPIKOTE™ Resin MGS LR 235
EPIKURE™ Curing Agents MGS™ LH 234 and 238
100:3495/20310-375
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • Reduced bleed out
  • Reduced exothermicity
  • DNV/GL approved
  • Improved laminate quality
  • Bio-based components
EPIKOTE Resin 05535/EPIKURE Curing Agent 05536100:2660/14025
 
 
 
NANANA
  • Fast-cure system suitable for snowboards
    and surfboards
EPIKOTE Resin 169/EPIKURE Curing Agent 960100 : 36145/293240
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • High Tg / heat resistance
  • Room temperature cure
EPON™ Resin 862/EPIKURE Curing Agent 9553100:1785/18530
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • Improved toughness
  • Good elongation
Pre-Preg
EPIKOTE Resin 5495/EPIKURE Curing Agent 778
EPIKURE Catalyst 120
100:15:5120/248>7days
 
 
 
 
 
 
NANA
  • Hot-melt in-house prepreg system

1) Pot life of 100g in a waterbath at 30°C

 
 
 
Good
 
 
 
Better
 
 
 
Best

Epoxy Resin SystemPerformance & FeaturesRemarks
Mix Ratio
(vol)
Tg
(°C/°F)
DIN EN ISO
11357
Pot Life
(min)1
DIN EN
14022
Mix
Viscosity
(at 25°C)
DIN 53019
/ ISO 3219
Infusion
Performance
ExothermicityTg
Development
Crystallization
Stability
Infusion
EPIKOTE Resin MGS RIMR 035c
EPIKURE Curing Agents MGS RIMH 0366 and 038
100:3480/175110-330250-280
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • Tailorable processing window
  • Low water absorption
  • DNV/GL approved
EPIKOTE Resin MGS RIMR 426
EPIKURE Curing Agents MGS RIMH 433-435
100:32100/21215-90220
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • Excellent ambient cure system
  • General purpose infusion system
  • Enables infusion at low ambient
    temperature

1) Pot life of 100g in a waterbath at 30°C

 
 
 
Good
 
 
 
Better
 
 
 
Best

For more information, speak with a Hexion representative.