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EPIKOTE™ Resin 3547-WY-57A

Description

EPIKOTE™ Resin 3547-WY-57A is a nonionic dispersion of a high molecular weight epoxy resin in water and 2-propoxyethanol (EGMPE).  It was developed to be similar to EPIKOTE Resin 3540-WY-55A and to be compositionally compliant with many regulations for incidental food contact applications.

Benefits

  • Moderate viscosity for ease of handling
  • Excellent particle size stability
  • Good discoloration resistance at high temperatures
  • May be formulated for low VOC coatings
  • Can be cured through epoxide and hydroxyl functional groups

Sales Specification

Property Standard Value Unit Test Method
Epoxide Equivalent Weight 1600 - 2000 g/eq ASTM D1652
Epoxy Group Content 500 - 625 mmol/kg ASTM D1652
Particle Size, Coulter Volume Mean 0.4 - 1.5 µm Internal
Solids Content 56 - 58 %m ASTM D1259
Viscosity @ 25°C 10000 cP ASTM D1545

Typical Properties

Property Standard Value Unit Test Method
Appearance Opaque white liquid Visual
Density @ 25°C 9 lbs/gal ASTM D1475
Organic Cosolvent EGMPE
pH 6 - 9 ASTM E70
Solvent Water